After jailing of opposition leader, 29 opposition protesters arrested in Moscow

Seven days after Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested by authorities, 29 opposition protesters have been nabbed in central Moscow for “breaching public order”. The arrests were made following anti-corruption rally demanding the resignation of prime minister Dmitry Medvedev. Days before the demonstration, government cut access to several websites promoting what the government said…

Russian opposition leader paraded in court a day after arrest

A day after he was arrested alongside a dozen others for defying a ban on rallies to protest against government corruption, Russia opposition leader, Alexei Navalny was paraded in court on Monday. Navalny was grabbed a day before by police while walking to the rally from a nearby subway station. He posted a selfie on…

Over 600 people detained after largest Moscow protest

Over 600 people, including opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, have been detained by Russian police for participating in an unsanctioned rally in central Moscow at the weekend, the report said. Navalny was detained as soon as he emerged from the underground to lead the rally. “He was expected to be remanded in custody for 15 days……

Russian opposition leader, others arrested for protesting against govt corruption

Thousands of demonstrators thronged the streets of Moscow to join protests organised by Navalny, a Kremlin critic and anti-corruption campaigner, who urged people to take to the streets to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Read also: Hong Kong elects first female leader Navalny called for the protests after publishing a detailed report…

Teen slips off Europe’s tallest building while taking selfie

Alexander Shcredit: Life News A teenager fell to his death from the 86th floor of Europe’s tallest building after reportedly slipping while he was taking a selfie. The 18-year-old, named only as Alexander Sh, landed on a Mercedes G-Wagen parked below the 1,161ft OKO skyscraper in Moscow. Russian reports gave two versions over the student’s…

LinkedIn banned in Russia

LinkedIn is now blocked in Russia. The country’s media watchdog Roskomnadzor is enforcing the ban in compliance with a recent court order. Earlier in 2016, the Kremlin’s Roskomnadzor obtained an injunction against LinkedIn from a lower court. The company was targeted due to its failure to comply with a 2014 federal law that demands online…

Court in Moscow upholds LinkedIn ban in Russia

A court in Russia has ruled that the country’s media watchdog can ban LinkedIn over its breach of data protection regulations. Earlier in 2016, the Kremlin’s Roskomnadzor obtained an injunction against LinkedIn from a lower court. The company is being targeted following its failure to comply with a 2014 federal law that demands online firms…

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Ukranian journalist jailed in Russia over allege espionage

Tension between Kiev and Moscow is expected to be on the high following the arrest of an Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko by the Russian intelligence agency FSB which claims that Sushchenko is an Ukrainian military officer spying on Russian forces. The Russian intelligence agency also claimed in a statement that Sushchenko has been collecting information…