A court in Russia has suspended Alexei Navalny's prison sentence. He's the country's top opposition leader, and had been sentenced to five years in jail for embezzlement.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has kicked off the new school year by teaching a lesson himself. Ahead of upcoming elections, it could be an attempt to show the Kremlin hasn't lost control of young people.
Six months before Russia's presidential election, Vladimir Putin wants to show that he's just like everyone else. This time his strategy wound up as a failed attempt to reach out to young people, says DW's Yuri Rescheto.
Myanmar’s treatment of the Muslim Rohingya minority has provoked worldwide protests – including in Grozny. Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov wants to position himself as the protector of Muslims against Vladmimir Putin.
Supporters of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny have been arrested across Russia. This comes only a day after he ended a 25-day jail term for organizing protests against President Vladimir Putin.
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