Russia

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Germany extends Covid lockdown amid concern over variants in Europe
Denmark and Netherlands set to follow suit, while France says virus still at ‘worrying’ level

Jon Henley in Paris, Philip Oltermann in Berlin and Sam Jones in Madrid

19, Jan, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Even in a Moscow jail, Alexei Navalny is dangerous to Putin
Analysis: release of investigation into Putin’s wealth shows opposition leader is still determined to expose Russian president

Andrew Roth in Russia

19, Jan, 2021 @4:36 PM

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Alexei Navalny is appealing to the people, over the heads of Russia's crooked system | Yana Gorokhovskaia
The government continues to rely on repression, but Navalny’s rallying cry has galvanised the opposition, says political scientist Yana Gorokhovskaia

Yana Gorokhovskaia

19, Jan, 2021 @1:28 PM

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Vladimir Putin is not scared of Alexei Navalny, says Kremlin
Moscow authorities likely to block protests planned for Saturday in support of jailed opposition leader

Andrew Roth in Moscow

19, Jan, 2021 @12:21 PM

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Russia: the spectre that loomed over Trump's presidency
Much of the Trump-Russia story is still unknown, but the relationship left the US estranged from its allies and facing deepening domestic strife

Luke Harding

19, Jan, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Parler website partially returns with support from Russian-owned technology firm
Platform popular with Trump supporters is back online, but only carries a message from its CEO, using IP address owned by DDOS-Guard

Staff and agencies

19, Jan, 2021 @2:35 AM

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The Guardian view on Alexei Navalny: such bravery needs backing | Editorial
Editorial: The Russian opposition leader’s decision to return from Germany to Moscow was an act of remarkable courage

Editorial

18, Jan, 2021 @7:13 PM

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Alexei Navalny: court orders 30-day detention until parole review
Poisoned Russian opposition leader was arrested on return to Moscow from Berlin on Sunday

Andrew Roth in Moscow

18, Jan, 2021 @2:49 PM

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How Biden era could kickstart coordinated approach to Russia
Analysis: the west has been hampered by the fatal ambiguity of Trump’s US policy towards Moscow

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

18, Jan, 2021 @2:33 PM

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Kremlin could try to keep Navalny locked away for years
What happens to Vladimir Putin’s opponent after his arrest depends on what officials think they can get away with

Andrew Roth in Moscow

17, Jan, 2021 @7:11 PM

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Alexei Navalny detained at airport on return to Russia
Opposition figure picked up after landing in home country following recovery from poisoning

Andrew Roth in Moscow and Luke Harding

17, Jan, 2021 @6:06 PM

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Alexei Navalny arrives in Moscow after recovery from poisoning
Opposition figure’s plane diverted to different airport, amid expectations he will be arrested on arrival

Andrew Roth in Moscow and Kate Connolly in Berlin

17, Jan, 2021 @6:02 PM

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