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Lawyer: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has spinal hernias – Times of India

MOSCOW: A lawyer for imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who has complained of serious back and leg pain in custody, said Wednesday that doctors have found him to be suffering from two spinal hernias. Vadim Kobzev told the Interfax news agency that Navalny also has a spinal protrusion and is beginning to lose feeling […]

Navalny supporters detained outside his Russian penal colony: Report – Times of India

POKROV: A number of supporters of Alexei Navalny were detained on Tuesday outside his penal colony east of Moscow after they were denied access to the jailed Kremlin critic, who is on hunger strike demanding proper medical treatment. Among those detained was Anastasia Vasilyeva, Navalny’s personal doctor and head of the Alliance of Doctors medical […]

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny starts hunger strike over lack of medical care – Times of India

MOSCOW: Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny declared a hunger strike on Wednesday in an attempt to force the prison holding him outside Moscow to provide him with proper medical care for what he said was acute pain in his back and both legs. The fate of Navalny, one of President Vladimir Putin‘s most prominent critics, […]

Macron, Merkel discussed potential Sputnik V vaccine cooperation with Putin – Times of India

PARIS/MOSCOW: French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed possible cooperation on vaccines with Russian President Vladimir Putin in a joint video conference on Tuesday, Macron’s office and the Kremlin said. The Kremlin said in a statement that the trio had discussed the outlook for Russia’s flagship Sputnik V vaccine being registered across […]

Jailed Kremlin critic Navalny asks for painkiller injections – Times of India

MOSCOW: Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny asked for help from a public commission to get access to painkiller injections for severe pain in his leg, the head of the commission said in a statement published on late on Saturday. Navalny was jailed last month for two and a half years on charges he called politically […]

Russia slows Twitter’s speed over failure to remove banned content – Times of India

MOSCOW: Russia‘s state communications watchdog said on Wednesday it was restricting the use of Twitter by slowing down its speed, accusing the social media platform of repeatedly failing to remove banned content from its site. Roskomnadzor threatened to block the service completely and said there were more than 3,000 posts containing illegal content on it […]

Alexei Navalny: Russia says new Western sanctions ‘absolutely unacceptable’ | World News – Times of India

MOSCOW: The Kremlin said Wednesday that new Western sanctions against Russia were “absolutely unacceptable” and dismissed claims that Moscow was behind the poisoning of opposition figure Alexei Navalny. The European Union and the United States introduced fresh penalties against senior Russian officials Tuesday over the poisoning of Kremlin critic Navalny, who was jailed last month […]

US says Russia poisoned Navalny, imposes sanctions – Times of India

WASHINGTON: The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on seven senior Russians as it said its intelligence concluded that Moscow was behind the poisoning of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. In action coordinated with the EU, the United States renewed demands that Russia free Navalny, who was arrested in January upon his return to Moscow […]

China censors the internet. So why doesn’t Russia? – Times of India

MOSCOW : Margarita Simonyan, editor-in-chief of the Kremlin-controlled RT television network, recently called on the government to block access to Western social media. She wrote: “Foreign platforms in Russia must be shut down.” Her choice of social network for sending that message: Twitter. While the Kremlin fears an open internet shaped by American companies, it […]

Sergei Smirnov: Russia jails journalist Sergei Smirnov over Alexei Navalny protest | World News – Times of India

MOSCOW: Russian journalist Sergei Smirnov said on Wednesday he had been jailed for 25 days in connection with a protest in support of imprisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. A Moscow court said Smirnov, editor-in-chief of independent outlet Mediazona, was guilty of repeated violations of protest legislation, the journalist said on Twitter from inside the courtroom. […]