Moscow is expected re-elect incumbent, government-backed Sergei Sobyanin for mayor. But opposition activist Alexey Navalny has seen his popularity surge in recent weeks.
Opposition activist Alexei Navalny has been released from prison after serving a sentence for repeatedly organizing unauthorized protests. The Russian presidential hopeful may be free but his troubles seem far from over.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been declared ineligible to take part in next year's presidential election. He's serving a suspended sentence in a case he says was organized to stop his political career.
Alexei Navalny has just been named one of the most influential internet stars in the world. His aim is to run in next year's Russian presidential election. But the Kremlin has laid a number of obstacles in his path.
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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