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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Moscow anti-corruption drive spreads to Far East

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by The New York Times in Moscow

    ... The New York Times in Moscow Missing funds fuel talk about whether Putin will allow high-ranking officials to be prosecuted Moscow anti-corruption drive spreads to Far East Ripples ... The main thing is that we should not stand aside and watch what is happening but take an active part in it." Political observers have watched the anti-corruption drive curiously, debating ...

  2. News - World - RUSSIA

    Vladimir Putin's anti-corruption drive met with cynicism

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Moscow Fears grow that bid to curb corruption is a PR gambit- and may even mask Kremlin infighting Putin's anti-graft fight met with cynicism More than 200 years ago, the renowned Russian historian Nikolai Karamzin summed up the ...

  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    Billionaire Lebedev charged over attack on fellow TV guest

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... the country and ceasing his opposition activities. Lebedev has insisted that his anti-corruption crusade has begun to irk the Russian authorities. If found guilty, he could face up to five years ... anti-corruption project RosPil. Lebedev said last month that he planned to cease his business activities in Russia because of unprecedented pressure from the security services. His son, Evgeny Lebedev, ...

  4. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian authorities tighten hold on opposition with ‘bloggers’ law’

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 09:55pm by WASHPOST

    ... the blog of anti-corruption politician Alexei Navalny, a prominent anti-Kremlin leader. Navalny remains under house arrest on corruption charges and is barred from communicating with the media. ... in popular culture. Fines on individuals range from US$280 to US$1,400. For organisations, such as Navalny's anti-corruption site, the fines can be up to US$14,000 per violation. Adding ...


    Russian opposition leader Navalny found guilty

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 04:45pm by Associated Press in Kirov

    ... Associated Press in Kirov A Russian judge on Thursday found opposition leader Alexei Navalny guilty of theft, a ruling that could send the charismatic anti-corruption blogger and Moscow ... as an unpaid adviser to the provincial governor in Kirov, about 760 kilometres (470 miles) east of Moscow. That was the same year that Navalny, a lawyer, started an anti-corruption blog that attracted ...

  6. News - World - RUSSIA

    Trial for Russian opposition leader adjourned

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 05:50pm by Associated Press in Kirov

    ... start on Wednesday in a northwestern city. Lawyer and anti-corruption campaigner Alexei Navalny, who spearheaded anti-government protests in 2011, and his former colleague are accused of leading ... but strike at the essence of his image as an anti-corruption activist. Navalny says the charges are an act of revenge for his exposure of high-level corruption. Navalny’s lawyer, Olga Mikhailova, ...

  7. News - World - RUSSIA

    Putin rival Alexei Navalny faces six-year jail term over theft charges

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kirov Putin rival Navalny faces six-year term Russian prosecutors demanded a six-year jail sentence for anti-corruption activist Alexei Navalny on theft charges yesterday, at a trial that he says is intended to sideline him as a rival to President Vladimir Putin. Prosecutor Sergei Bogdanov did not seek the maximum 10-year sentence, but a six-year term would keep ...

  8. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian court places Putin foe Alexei Navalny under house arrest

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 06:43pm by Reuters

    ... only after the fact, and the judge agreed that was a violation. Navalny denied he had done anything wrong and said his anti-corruption work would continue without him. Under the terms of his ...

  9. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia frees protesters after anti-Putin rally

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 05:14pm by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... including star anti-corruption blogger Navalny; Sergei Udaltsov, the leader of leftist group the Left Front; Ksenia Sobchak, the daughter of Putin’s late mentor Anatoly Sobchak; and well-known ...

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    Polls favour Putin's ally Sergei Sobyanin in Moscow mayoral ballot

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... elections in a decade, state-run pollster VTsIOM predicted. It forecast anti-corruption activist Navalny getting 15.7 per cent. The race pits the Russian authorities against an opposition candidate ...




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