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Russia blocks access to websites of Alexei Navalny and close allies

Russian authorities have restricted access to Alexei Navalny’s website and those of dozens of his close allies, the imprisoned opposition leader’s team has said. The action came as the government increased pressure on opposition supporters, independent journalists and human rights...

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Russian police raid home of prominent journalist Roman Anin

Russian police have briefly detained and interrogated Roman Anin, one of the country’s leading investigative journalists, in a criminal probe suspected to be motivated by revenge for his investigations into the Kremlin elite. Investigators on Friday searched Anin’s Moscow apartment...