Is Navalny’s Wife Taking Up His Baton?
No, Yulia Navalnaya’s purported political career seems to be another Kremlin misinformation op.
‘We Are Gaining in Strength’: After Navalny’s Imprisonment, Russian Opposition Looks Ahead
Navalny has been detained before. The anti-corruption movement he started has only gained momentum, despite a big Kremlin crackdown.
Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Sentenced to Over 2 Years in Penal Colony
He allegedly violated parole—while recovering from the Russian government’s efforts to poison him.
With Russia Protesting Navalny’s Arrest, Calls Mount to Target Putin’s Inner Circle
The Russian president’s ill-gotten wealth has proved a flash point for mounting nationwide protests, with another planned for next weekend.
In 2020, Putin Raised the Stakes at Home and Abroad
Russia started the year with political uncertainty, then cemented Putin’s future, and ended the year by poisoning the main opposition figure—and future relations with the Biden administration.
Bellingcat Can Say What U.S. Intelligence Can’t
Open-source investigations enable officials and lawmakers to discuss Russian skullduggery without exposing sources and methods of U.S. intelligence
Biden’s Putin Challenge
Biden has a clear-eyed view of the threat posed by Russia—but a lot of bad advice to ignore.
What Does Putin Stand to Gain (and Lose) by Going After Navalny?
Opposition leader Alexei Navalny has survived his brush with a Russian nerve agent. But the attempt on his life says a lot about what Russia has become.
Why Putin Might be Hoping Navalny Survives His Poisoning
The Russian leader is known to target opponents, but his involvement this time seems unlikely.
Why Russia Keeps Poisoning People
With a wink and a nod, the Kremlin sends a chilling message to its foes.
Hundreds Detained Across Russia for Protesting Corruption on Russia Day
Teens and rubber ducks and detentions characterize this Russia Day.
Putin’s Political Foil Navalny Is Now Wearing an Eyepatch
This is what happens when you don’t let your rivals out of the country to seek medical treatment after goons attack them.
Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Fund Accuses Medvedev of Secret Massive Estate
The former reformer is allegedly quite corrupt.
Russian Opposition Presidential Candidate Found Guilty in Retrial
The sentence means he can’t run for president. He says he will anyway.
Russia’s Latest Presidential Hopeful Is Another Anti-Establishment Populist. Sort Of.
The lawyer turned anti-corruption blogger and activist wants to make Russia great again. That doesn't necessarily make him like Trump.
Turns Out You Can’t Trust Russian Hackers Anymore
Moscow-linked cyberthieves aren’t just stealing and releasing emails anymore — they’re altering them to smear one of Putin's most vocal opponents.