Navalny, who called a World War II veteran and other people featured in a pro-Kremlin video last year as “corrupt stooges” and “traitors, has rejected the slander charges and described them as part of official efforts to disparage him.
Germany, Poland, and Sweden throw out three Russian diplomats in a coordinated retaliation for expulsion of three EU diplomats by Moscow, drawing angry response from Russia, which called the decision "unjustified and unfriendly."
The European Union will have to draw the consequences to decide the next steps, which could include sanctions, the bloc’s foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell says after his controversial Russia visit.
Moscow announced the expulsions just hours after EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to discuss ties.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says Washington would use the five years of the New START treaty's renewal to pursue limits on all of Russia's nuclear weapons.
More than 280 people were detained in Moscow for protesting a court hearing that decides if Navalny should be jailed for violating the terms of a suspended sentence he was given on embezzlement charges in 2014.
The sprawling, opulent, secretive estate is something you've probably never seen before.
Opposition leader Navalny’s dramatic return to Russia and his subsequent arrest have triggered a massive protest despite the below -50C temperatures. While 3000 people have been arrested, the public anger refuses to subside.
Authorities say they're investigating violence on the part of both protesters and police during nationwide rallies in support of jailed Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny.
Moscow says it will not take into account European Union's demand to free Kremlin-critic Alexey Navalny, describing the calls to protest by the opposition as "troubling".
Moscow says it shares the same view with the newly elected US President Joe Biden on the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty agreement but is waiting to see "details of this proposal."
President Vladimir Putin’s fiercest critic Navalny, who has been detained upon his return to Russia, released a video claiming Putin has secretly built the world’s most expensive palace.
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