Tag: Alexei Navalny

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 […]

Putin takes aim at Navalny’s donations

by Sarah Hurst Transparency is one of the big differences between Alexei Navalny’s election campaign and Vladimir Putin’s, Navalny said on a video today, titled “Navalny vs. Putin: The Difference is the Money.” At the beginning of January Putin already claimed to have the maximum allowable amount of […]

Navalny and Putin offer New Year greetings

by Sarah Hurst Alexei Navalny has published a short New Year’s address to the Russian people in the style of the president’s annual address, but in front of a drawing of the Kremlin instead of the real one. Yesterday Russia’s Supreme Court upheld the Central Electoral Commission’s decision […]

Petrozavodsk protester gets suspended sentence

by Sarah Hurst A protester who participated in the “Don’t Call Him Dimon” anti-corruption rally in Russia’s northwestern city of Petrozavodsk on March 26 has been given a one-year suspended sentence with two years of probation for allegedly injuring a policeman. 33-year-old Yevgeny Vladenkov, an insolvency practitioner, can […]