Month: January 2018

More arrests ahead of Sunday’s rallies

by Sarah Hurst Courts in several regions of Russia handed out jail sentences to Navalny supporters today, as a crackdown ahead of planned protests on Sunday intensified. Navalny’s campaign coordinator in Orsk, Alexei Kozlov, was jailed for five days for refusing to allow police into the local campaign […]

Navalny’s Rostov employees jailed

by Sarah Hurst The coordinator of Alexei Navalny’s headquarters in Rostov-on-Don, Anastasia Deyneka, has been jailed for eight days, and campaign employee Vladimir Kobzev for 10 days. Journalist and campaign employee Timofey Martynenko has been fined 250,000 roubles ($4,421), and campaign employee Leonid Sankin 75,000 roubles ($1,326), OVD-Info […]