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The palace in Gelendzhik, which according to Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation is "indirectly owned by Russian President Vladimir Putin," belongs to entrepreneurs whose names "the Kremlin has no right to disclose," said Putin's press secretary Dmitry Peskov at a press conference on Tuesday, January 26.
When asked about the palace, he noted that "this large object, it is well known in Gelendzhik, and is owned directly by one or more individuals" but it would not be appropriate to name them. …
Russian citizens have the right to express their opinion only within the boundaries of law, said Russian President Vladimir Putin , commenting on Saturday protests in support of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
Unsanctioned protests, according to Putin, are "not just counterproductive, but dangerous," and the fact that calls for protests are spread among minors puts them at the level as terrorism.
"In no case should minors be instigated. This is what terrorists who send women and children …
France considers the "shift towards authoritarianism" in Russia,which is demonstrated by the arrest of opposition leader Alexei Navalny and mass detentions at rallies on January 23, "very disturbing", said the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian in an interview with the French radio station France Inter, which was aired on Sunday, January 24.
"I believe that these mass arrests showed an extraordinary violation of the rule of law," Le Drian said. "I also find …
Protests in support of Alexei Navalny and other political prisoners are taking place in Russia. Mass protests were sparked by the arrest of the oppositionist, who returned to Russia after his treatment in Germany.
Rallies in support of the detained opposition politician Alexei Navalny and other political prisoners began in Russian cities on Saturday, January 23.
According to the OVD-Info website, the number of people detained at rallies in Russia has reached 1,338. There are 395 detainees in …
At a session in Brussels, Members of the European Parliament adopted a resolution on the situation with Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, demanding the release of the politician, cancellation of Nord Stream 2 project and tightening sanctions against Russia, including Russian "propagandists", oligarchs, their families and "all persons and organizations involved in Navalny’s arrest," reports DW.
The text of the document, in which the MEPs declared their full solidarity with the " …
A Alexei Navalny's video about Putin's palace near Gelendzhik topped YouTube most-watched charts in 7 countries, reported the investigative-lawyer of the Anti-Corruption Foundation Lyubov Sobol on her Telegram channel.
According to YouTube statistics, as of January 20, 19:30 Moscow time, the video became the most-watched video in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Ukraine, Estonia and Cyprus.
In addition, the video hit the top 10 YouTube trends in 15 countries, including Israel, the Czech …
The European Union wants to immediately stop the construction of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline due to the detention in Russia of opposition activist Alexei Navalny, reported the German newspaper Der Spiegel.
It is noted that journalists already have a draft resolution of the European Parliament. The resolution also proposes to impose additional sanctions on Russia.
According to media reports, the European Union will impose new sanctions against legal entities and individuals who were …
The Anti-Corruption Foundation headed by Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has published new details about Vladimir Putin's palace at Cape Idokopas near Gelendzhik. The entrepreneur Sergey Kolesnikov was the first to reveal the details about this residence in 2010, and after the scandal broke, in 2011, the palace was officially taken over by businessman Alexander Ponomarenko. The publication Vedomosti wrote that Ponomarenko, in fact, bought the palace with Transneft's money. The Anti- …
Russian President Vladimir Putin is not afraid of opposition leader Alexei Navalny and has no plans to release him because of the West's position, said Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov.
Although the detention of Navalny at passport control in Sheremetyevo aiporty was condemned by the EU and the United States, and the foreign ministers of France, Germany and the U.S. State Department demanded the immediate release of the politician, Moscow does not intend to listen to these demands, Peskov said. …
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny returned to Russia after his treatment in Germany, reports the news outlet Meduza.
As Navalny’s plane was approaching Moscow it had to change its route. Vnukovo Airport, where the flight was initially scheduled to arrive and where supporters of Navalny came to meet him, did not allow landing and the plane eventually landed at Sheremetyevo airport.
While the plane with Navalny was still in the air, mass detentions of oppositionist supporters and …