Tag: Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Navalny launches election manifesto

by Sarah Hurst Alexei Navalny has announced his manifesto for the Russian presidential election, scheduled for March 18 – from which he is still banned because of a conviction on fabricated charges. He launched the manifesto with a series of short videos drawing attention to the problems in […]

Stanislav Belkovsky searched

by Sarah Hurst Well-known liberal political scientist and Dozhd TV presenter Stanislav Belkovsky has told the channel that authorities searched his home in Moscow “in connection with the YUKOS case” this morning. The search was one of many being carried out today that target employees and supporters of […]

Searches hit Open Russia

by Sarah Hurst Early this morning teams of Spetsnaz officers in riot helmets burst into the homes and offices of employees and of Open Russia and their relatives and the home of Nikolai Levshits, one of the leaders of Alexei Navalny’s election campaign. To ensure that the whole […]