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Navalny's arrest adds to tension between Russia and the West

Added: 18.01.2021 9:03 | 6 views | 0 comments

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny's arrest as he arrived in Moscow after recovering from his poisoning with a nerve agent drew criticism from Western nations and calls for his release, with Germany's foreign minister on Monday calling it “incomprehensible.” Navalny was detained at passport control at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport after flying in Sunday evening from Berlin, where he was treated following the poisoning in August that he blames on the Kremlin. Navalny’s arrest adds another layer of tension to relations between Moscow and the West that have long been strained and were worsened by his poisoning. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas noted that Navalny had...

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[Ticker] Navalny arrest prompts calls for EU sanctions

Added: 18.01.2021 6:29 | 5 views | 0 comments

Russia's arrest of opposition star Alexei Navalny when he landed in Moscow on Sunday night merited new EU "restrictive measures" unless he was quickly freed, Lithuania's foreign minister, among others, tweeted in response. The initial draft of an EU statement, drawn up by the European External Action Service, did not threaten sanctions, an EU source told EUobserver. But EU foreign ministers meeting on Monday might change that.

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Pompeo ‘deeply troubled’ by Russia’s decision to detain Navalny

Added: 18.01.2021 6:09 | 10 views | 0 comments

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took to Twitter late Sunday to criticize Russia’s decision to arrest Alexei Navalny, the opposition leader who just returned to Moscow after recovering from nerve agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin.

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Alexei Navalny: EU and US demand release of poisoned Putin critic

Added: 18.01.2021 5:39 | 8 views | 0 comments

Alexei Navalny returned to Moscow from Germany months after a nerve agent attack nearly killed him.

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Alexei Navalny: What happened when he returned to Russia?

Added: 18.01.2021 0:30 | 1 views | 0 comments

The prominent Kremlin critic was detained moments after arriving in Moscow, and wasn't allowed to bring his lawyer with him.

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Kremlin critic Navalny arrested upon landing in Moscow

Added: 18.01.2021 0:26 | 25 views | 0 comments

Russia's opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained at a Moscow airport after returning from Germany on Sunday. (Jan. 17)


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Added: 17.01.2021 21:42 | 16 views | 0 comments

Here are the top stories for Sunday, Jan. 17: Statehouses largely quiet amid increased U.S. security; Kremlin critic detained at a Moscow airport; Norway adjusts advice on COVID-19 vaccine; Funerary temple discovered in Egypt. (Jan. 17)

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Kremlin critic Navalny detained after landing in Moscow

Added: 17.01.2021 20:24 | 6 views | 0 comments

MOSCOW - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested Sunday at a Moscow airport as he tried to enter the country from Germany, where he had spent five months recovering from nerve agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin. Navalny's detention at passport control in Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport was widely expected because Russia's prisons service said he had violated parole terms from a suspended sentence on a 2014 embezzlement conviction. The prisons service said he would be held in custody until a court rules on his case. No date for a court appearance was immediately announced. The service earlier said that it would seek to have Navalny serve his 3...

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