President Biden has announced more than 500 new sanctions over Russia's war in Ukraine and the death of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
When asked whether his political activities put him in danger, Boris Nadezhdin quoted a proverb, "If you are afraid of wolves, you should not go to the forest."
With just days to go before South Carolina's crucial Republican primary, Nikki Haley is making the case for her continued candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination.
If the Russian president continues to burn through his reserves of oil and gas money, ordinary people will become a threat to his power, according to one outspoken activist.
Yulia Navalnaya appeared on her late husband's YouTube channel in a forceful challenge to Russian President Vladimir Putin, accusing him of murder. Navalnaya says she will carry on her husband's work.
Over 400 people were detained in Russia while paying tribute to opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who died at a remote Arctic penal colony, a prominent rights group reported.
Alexei Navalny's spokesperson confirmed Saturday that the Russian opposition leader had died at a remote Arctic penal colony and said he was "murdered," but it is unclear where his body is.
NPR's Scott Simon remembers Alexei Navalny. The Russian opposition leader died Friday in a penal colony.
The death of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in prison was shocking, but hardly surprising. It follows a long line of fallen critics and opponents of Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
The Russian opposition leader was a prominent critic of Vladimir Putin. He was known for organizing nationwide protests against election fraud and government corruption.
In a sign of Navalny's ability to inspire the public, in 2017 his followers chanted words in Putin's hometown that are among the most dangerous to utter in their country: "Russia without Putin."
The Federal Prison Service said in a statement that Navalny felt unwell after a walk on Friday and lost consciousness. The politician's team says it has received no confirmation of his death so far.
The international reaction to the death of the prominent Russian opposition leader was swift, with many blaming the Kremlin.
Associates of the imprisoned Russian opposition leader said Monday that he has been located at a prison colony above the Arctic Circle nearly three weeks after contact with him was lost.
Lawyers of jailed Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny say they have not been able to confirm his whereabouts for several days, raising concern among his allies for his health and safety.