Putin’s critic Navalny vows to continue hunger strike as TB sweeps through penal colony

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has vowed to continue a hunger strike despite suffering from a heavy cough and fever as he claimed inmates in his Russian prison ward were being treated in hospital for tuberculosis. Vladimir Putin’s biggest opponent has vowed to continue a hunger strike he launched last week demanding adequate medical treatment at … Read more

Footage ‘showing Putin foe Alexei Navalny in jail’ is leaked to strongly pro-Kremlin media

A pro-Kremlin TV station has aired video purporting to show Alexei Navalny walking around in jail in an effort to expose his ‘lies’ about needing urgent medical attention. The CCTV footage from Pokrov penitentiary purports to show Navalny, his head shaven, walking around with a cup of tea and ‘arguing’ with a guard on March 26. … Read more

Footage ‘showing Putin foe Alexei Navalny in jail’ is leaked to strongly pro-Kremlin media

Pro-Kremlin TV station airs video claiming to show Putin-foe Alexei Navalny walking around in jail in a bid to expose his ‘lies’ about needing urgent medical attention Navalny went on hunger strike this week and claims guards deprive him of sleep Opposition leader says he’s been refused a doctor’s visit for acute leg, back pain … Read more

Alexei Navalny goes on hunger strike in protest over his jail conditions

Alexei Navalny goes on hunger strike in protest over his jail conditions days after claiming he was reprimanded for ‘waking up ten minutes too early’ and ‘wearing a T-shirt’ Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, 44, has announced he is on a hunger strike A post on his Instagram account showed a handwritten letter from Navalny … Read more

German hospitals ban AstraZeneca jabs for under-60s over blood clot fears

Berlin and Munich have banned AstraZeneca jabs for under-60s over blood clot fears a day after Canada also stopped administering the vaccine to under-55s. The suspension was taken as a ‘precautionary measure,’ Berlin’s health minister said, ahead of a meeting later today of 16 state representatives.  Earlier the prestigious Charite hospital in Berlin announced it … Read more

Top German hospital bans AstraZeneca shots for women under 55

Berlin and Munich have banned AstraZeneca jabs for under-60s over blood clot fears a day after Canada also stopped administering the vaccine to under-55s. The suspension was taken as a ‘precautionary measure,’ Berlin’s health minister said, ahead of a meeting later today of 16 state representatives.  Earlier the prestigious Charite hospital in Berlin announced it … Read more

Alexei Navalny: Thousands of Russians register to protest for release of Putin’s foe

Tens of thousands of Russians registered to protest for the release of opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Tuesday hours after allies called for mass street demonstrations.   In a statement posted on Navalny’s website, his allies urged Russians to sign up for a protest on an interactive map.  They said they will set a date for … Read more

Alexei Navalny: Thousands of Russians register to protest for release of Putin’s foe

Tens of thousands of Russians registered to protest for the release of opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Tuesday hours after allies called for mass street demonstrations.   In a statement posted on Navalny’s website, his allies urged Russians to sign up for a protest on an interactive map.  They said they will set a date for … Read more

Putin critic Alexei Navalny has been moved to a ‘concentration camp’, lawyer claims

Jailed Putin critic Alexei Navalny reveals his ‘freshly shaven head’ as he likens his Russian penal colony to a ‘concentration camp’ and says inmates are even banned from swearing Navalny says he is woken every hour at night by guards at Russian prison camp He was taken to the penal colony after conviction for flouting … Read more

Putin critic Alexei Navalny has been moved to a ‘concentration camp’, lawyer claims

Jailed Putin critic Alexei Navalny reveals his ‘freshly shaven head’ as he likens his Russian penal colony to a ‘concentration camp’ and says inmates are even banned from swearing Navalny says he is woken every hour at night by guards at Russian prison camp He was taken to the penal colony after conviction for flouting … Read more