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.
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Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev ordered the heads of Russia's two largest banks — state-owned Sberbank and VTB Group — to report their income, expenses and assets as mandated by an anti-corruption law passed in 2012.
Russian opposition leader and anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny was convicted of libel Tuesday and could be sent to prison.
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.
Russia's leading anti-corruption activist is being put on trial for embezzlement -- charges he and his supporters say are phony and intended to punish him for exposing government fraud.
A shareholder activist in Russia alleges large-scale fraud at Transneft -- up to $4 billion -- and says it couldn't have happened without outside help.