Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny tells DW he will run for the presidency despite a recent conviction that could see him disqualified. Nick Connolly joined Navalny in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg for the launch of his campaign there.
Alexei Navalny wants to become Russia's president in 2018. Yet the election commissioner has said a prior conviction blocks his path to the Kremlin. Will the opposition politician grow tired and quit?
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been released after 20 days in detention for unauthorized protest. Police arranged the release to take place away from assembled journalists.
Anti-government protesters have gathered in 80 Russian cities to support jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Police detained over 262 people at the rallies which took place on Vladimir Putin's 65th birthday.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has said he was held by police as he left his home in Moscow to attend a rally. He has been arrested before for organizing what authorities called unauthorized public events.
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