Exiled ally of Alexei Navalny vows to 'never give up' fighting Putin so the late Russian opposition leader's sacrifice is 'not in vain'

Leonid Volkov, who was speaking after a horrific hammer and tear gas attack outside his Lithuania home in March, described his friend's death as an 'open wound in our hearts'.

In Georgia, Russian émigrés see familiar Kremlin tactics

After Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, an estimated 100,000 Russians found refuge in the neighbouring Caucasus republic of Georgia. Many continue to work in the IT services sector for Russian firms. Others have opened...

Vladimir Putin is sworn in for his fifth term as president at glittering ceremony in front of hand-picked guests including Steven Seagal and Night Wolves biker gang leader The Surgeon

The Russian dictator was first sworn in as president almost a quarter of a century ago in May 2000, when he pledged to 'preserve and develop democracy' and to 'take care of Russia.'

Vladimir Putin is sworn in for his fifth term as president in front of hand-picked guests including Steven Seagal after destroying his political opponents, taking full control of Russia and launching war in Ukraine

The Russian dictator was first sworn in as president almost a quarter of a century ago in May 2000, when he pledged to 'preserve and develop democracy' and to 'take care of Russia.'

Rusya’da Alexei Navalny’nin vakıfları ile işbirliği yapan gazeteciye gözaltı

Rus gazeteci Sergey Karelin, cezaevinde ölen Rus muhalif lider Alexei Navalny’nin vakıflarına görüntü çekerek işbirliği yaptığı gerekçesiyle gözaltına alındı.

Putin did NOT order Alexei Navalny's death, US intelligence believes - sparking fury from the murdered Russian opposition leader's aides

U.S. intelligence agencies have determined that Russian President Vladimir Putin probably didn't order opposition politician Alexei Navalny killed at an Arctic prison camp in February.

Suspects linked to Vilnius attack on Navalny ally Volkov arrested in Poland

Three men who allegedly organised and carried out an attack last month in Lithuania on Russian opposition figure Leonid Volkov have been arrested, officials said Friday.

BORIS JOHNSON: If Ukraine falls, it'll be a catastrophic turning point in history - and an utter humiliation for the West... Why the hell are we waiting to give this heroic nation the weapons it needs?

A defeat for Ukraine would usher in a new era of fear in the whole Euro-Atlantic area, as Putin continues his drive to rebuild the Soviet empire, writes Boris Johnson.

Top Navalny ally Volkov says 'very clear' attack on him was ordered by Kremlin

FRANCE 24 spoke to Leonid Volkov, former chief of staff to the late Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. On March 12, Volkov was assaulted in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius, where he has lived in exile since 2019. "I was attacked by someone...

Newly-elected Vladimir Putin warns West that a conflict between Russia and NATO would be 'one step' from World War 3 after Macron refused to rule out putting troops on the ground in Ukraine

The newly-elected Russian President made the unsettling comments in response to a statement by his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron last week

Gloating Putin says 'there is no democracy in the West' in victory speech after exit polls say he's got 88% of vote in sham Russian Presidential election (and after rivals were exiled, jailed or killed) as Kyiv accuses autocrat of 'wanting to rule forever

Vladimir Putin is set to stay in power for another six years after polls suggested he received 88% of votes in an election overshadowed by the death and imprisonment of opposition figures.

Putin vows Russia cannot be 'intimidated' in election day victory speech

Vladimir Putin said Russia would not be "intimidated" as he hailed an election victory that paves the way for the former spy to become the longest-serving Russian leader in more than 200 years.

Putin wins landslide reelection in predetermined vote

Russian President Vladimir Putin basked in a victory early Monday that was never in doubt, as partial election results showed him easily securing a fifth term after facing only token challengers and harshly suppressing opposition voices.

Gloating Putin says 'there is no democracy in the West' in victory speech after exit polls say he's got 88% of vote in sham Russian Presidential election (and after rivals were exiled, jailed or killed) as Kyiv accuses autocrat of 'wanting to rule forever

Vladimir Putin is set to stay in power for another six years after polls suggested he received 88% of votes in an election overshadowed by the death and imprisonment of opposition figures.

Gloating Putin says 'there is no democracy in the West' in victory speech after exit polls say he's got 88% of vote in sham Russian Presidential election (and after rivals were exiled, jailed or killed) as Kyiv accuses autocrat of 'wanting to rule forever

Vladimir Putin is set to stay in power for another six years after polls suggested he received 88% of votes in an election overshadowed by the death and imprisonment of opposition figures.

Gloating Putin says 'there is no democracy in the West' in victory speech after exit polls say he's got 88% of vote in sham Russian Presidential election (and after rivals were exiled, jailed or killed) as Kyiv accuses autocrat of 'wanting to rule forever

Vladimir Putin is set to stay in power for another six years after polls suggested he received 88% of votes in an election overshadowed by the death and imprisonment of opposition figures.

Gloating Putin says 'there is no democracy in the West' in victory speech after exit polls say he's got 88% of vote in sham Russian Presidential election (and after rivals were exiled, jailed or killed) as Kyiv accuses autocrat of 'wanting to rule forever

Vladimir Putin is set to stay in power for another six years after polls suggested he received 88% of votes in an election overshadowed by the death and imprisonment of opposition figures.

Gloating Putin says 'there is no democracy in the West' in victory speech after exit polls say he's got 88% of vote in sham Russian Presidential election (and after rivals were exiled, jailed or killed) as Kyiv accuses autocrat of 'wanting to rule forever

Vladimir Putin is set to stay in power for another six years after polls suggested he received 88% of votes in an election overshadowed by the death and imprisonment of opposition figures.

Gloating Putin says 'there is no democracy in the West' in victory speech after exit polls say he's got 88% of vote in sham Russian Presidential election (and after rivals were exiled, jailed or killed) as Kyiv accuses autocrat of 'wanting to rule forever

Vladimir Putin is set to stay in power for another six years after polls suggested he received 88% of votes in an election overshadowed by the death and imprisonment of opposition figures.

Gloating Putin says 'there is no democracy in the West' in victory speech after exit polls say he's got 88% of vote in sham Russian Presidential election (and after rivals were exiled, jailed or killed) as Kyiv accuses autocrat of 'wanting to rule forever

Vladimir Putin is set to stay in power for another six years after polls suggested he received 88% of votes in an election overshadowed by the death and imprisonment of opposition figures.

Gloating Putin says 'there is no democracy in the West' in victory speech after exit polls say he's got 88% of vote in sham Russian Presidential election (and after rivals were exiled, jailed or killed) as Kyiv accuses autocrat of 'wanting to rule forever

Vladimir Putin is set to stay in power for another six years after polls suggested he received 88% of votes in an election overshadowed by the death and imprisonment of opposition figures.