Russia's leading anti-corruption activist and a candidate in next year's presidential election was found guilty of embezzlement Wednesday and will likely be blocked from continuing his political campaign.
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Russia's most important anti-corruption activist said he'll run for the country's presidency in 2018.
What had been planned as a protest Sunday against President Vladimir Putin's government became instead a somber march in memory of an opposition leader who was shot and killed just steps from the Kremlin.
Russian opposition leader and anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny has called for mass protests in Moscow on March 1. Navalny himself won't be there. He's serving a 15-day prison sentence for handing out leaflets about the protests in Moscow's subway.
Russian opposition leader and anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny was convicted of libel Tuesday and could be sent to prison.
Russia's top opposition leader and most popular anti-corruption blogger launched a website Monday that shows alleged conflicts of interest, collusion, and huge cost overruns at the Sochi Winter Olympics.
We Americans sometimes think that because we have the FCPA and activist enforcement agencies, we also have a monopoly on the fight against corruption. Not true. There are people all over the world standing firm against graft. No matter where, it's dangerous work. But there was plenty of courage and persistence on display in 2013 beyond our borders.
Russian anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny called on supporters to protest results of Moscow's mayoral election after Kremlin ally Sergei Sobyanin was elected to the post.
Alexei Navalny, the Russian anti-corruption blogger whose popularity propelled him into the role of opposition leader, was convicted Thursday of embezzlement from a state-owned timber company and sentenced to five years in prison.