"Our patient can die any minute," Ashikhmin said on Facebook on Saturday, pointing to the opposition politician's high potassium levels and saying Navalny should be moved to intensive care. "Fatal arrhythmia can develop any minute."
"We want good relations...and really don't want to burn bridges," Putin told both houses of parliament. "But if someone mistakes our good intentions for indifference or weakness and intends to burn down these bridges, they should know that Russia's response will be swift and harsh."
Three years after the mass expulsion of Russian diplomats from the West over the poisoning of Sergei Skripal, Moscow’s representatives in Europe are coming under scrutiny again following a raft of new spy scandals. From Austria to Bulgaria, the Czech
The recent announcement by the White House sources that US President Joe Biden has proposed that he and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin hold a summit in a third country in the coming months, has increased hopes of a rapprochement between the two old rivals.
Police locked down the centre of Moscow and other cities on Sunday as protesters took to the streets across Russia demanding the release of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. Hundreds of police in riot gear lined the streets of the capital from the early
Whether out of superstition, scorn or steadfast denial, Russian President Vladimir Putin famously avoids saying Alexei Navalny’s name out loud. But across the vast country Putin rules, the leading opposition figure is known to practically everyone.
A film made by jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny alleging President Vladimir Putin owns an opulent palace in Southern Russia has been viewed more than 100 million times, according to YouTube data on Friday.
For the past 30 years, every new president entering the White House since the Cold War did so determined to improve relations with Russia. Bill Clinton believed more economic assistance would help Russian President Boris Yeltsin transform the economy
Navalny is another Julian Assange. He has the bravery and the guts to stand up to Putin. That he came back from Germany to resume his anti corruption fight when he could very well have remained in exile and saved his life, speaks of his grit (“Navalny’s mettle poses a threat to Putin’s authority,” Jan. 29, Gulf Today).