Criminal charges against a high-profile opposition leader Alexei Navalny brought about a lot of interest among both Russian and Western media outlets. As the hearing of the criminal case is scheduled on April 24, Russia Beyond The Headlines follows the trial.
The Lyublinsky District Court in Moscow has rejected a request by the Federal Penitentiary Service (FSIN) to change the suspended sentence with a real prison term for the opposition activist Alexei Navalny as part of the Kirovles case
Moscow's Tverskoi District Court has refused to consider an appeal filed by the defense team for Oleg Navalny, a brother of prominent opposition activist Alexei Navalny, against the Federal Corrections Service's decision to place him in a detention facility
The State Prosecutor has lodged an appeal with the Moscow City Court contesting the sentences given by a lower court to the Navalny brothers, Alexei and Oleg, in the so-called Yves Rocher case, a source familiar with the situation told Interfax on Tuesday
Russia's Federal Penal Service (FSIN) confirmed that Oleg Navalny had been put in Moscow's Butyrka detention center after he and his brother opposition activist Alexei Navalny were convicted on Tuesday of large-scale fraud and money laundering
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was given a suspended sentence of 3 years and 6 months in prison earlier on Tuesday in a criminal case dealing with embezzlement from the French cosmetics firm Yves Rocher, has said on Twitter that he is heading for Manezhnaya Square in Moscow, where his supporters reportedly planned to gather on Tuesday evening
Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny's brother, Oleg, who was sentenced to three years and six months on Tuesday for fraud in relation to the Russian subsidiary of the French cosmetics company Yves Rocher, will be placed in a Moscow remand center pending a hearing into his appeal, a law enforcement agency source told Interfax
The State Prosecutor on Friday asked Moscow's Zamoskvoretsky Court to find Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny guilty and to sentence him to ten years in prison for money laundering and defrauding a Russian subsidiary of the French cosmetics company Yves Rocher out of about 26 million rubles, an Interfax correspondent has reported