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A worker paints over graffiti of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny in Saint Petersburg. The inscription reads: "The hero of the new times". Photo: Olga Maltseva / AFP
A worker paints over graffiti of jailed ... […]

The Poisoning of Alexei Navalny – Episode 3: Hi, it’s Navalny!

Facing certain imprisonment, Alexei Navalny returns to Russia. AFP was with him on the plane, but who is this man some call a hero and others denounce as a nationalist or Western agent?
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, charged with violating the terms of a 2014 suspended sentence for embezzlement, stands inside a glass cell during a court hearing in Moscow on February 2, 2021. Photo: Handout / Moscow City Court Press Service / AFP
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny... […]

EU sends top envoy to Moscow as Navalny controversy grows

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell jets to Moscow on Thursday under pressure to confront the Kremlin over the jailing of Alexei Navalny and a crackdown on protesters