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Moscow lawyer who met Trump Jr. had Russian spy agency as client

Moscow lawyer who met Trump Jr. had Russian spy agency as client

The FSB, successor to the Soviet-era KGB service, was headed by Vladimir Putin before he became Russian president.

Jul 21, 2017, 23:37 PM IST

Ukrainian library boss in Moscow found guilty of 'extremism'

A Russian court on Monday found the former head of a Ukrainian library in Moscow guilty of "extremism" in a high-profile case critics labelled a political witchhunt.

Jun 05, 2017, 16:10 PM IST

Brother of suspected Russia metro attack mastermind held

A Russian court on Thursday placed the elder brother of one of the suspected organisers of the Saint Petersburg metro bombing in custody, local news agencies reported. 

Apr 20, 2017, 23:38 PM IST

Russia imprisons blogger who hunted Pokemon in church

Ruslan Sokolovsky, a 22-year-old from the Urals city of Yekaterinburg, risks a five-year jail term after being charged with offending religious believers and inciting hatred.

Oct 29, 2016, 01:08 AM IST

Russian court sentences Ukraine pilot Savchenko to 22 years in prison

A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko to 22 years behind bars after she was found guilty of involvement in the killing of two journalists in eastern Ukraine.

Mar 22, 2016, 19:37 PM IST

Russian court throws out lawsuit against Putin

On Thursday anti-corruption crusader Navalny announced he had filed a lawsuit against Putin, accusing him of ordering huge loans to a firm owned by the president`s son-in-law.

Feb 12, 2016, 23:38 PM IST

Russia jails Estonian policeman for 15 years for spying

A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced an Estonian policeman to 15 years in jail on espionage charges in a move slammed by Moscow`s tiny NATO-member neighbour.

Aug 19, 2015, 16:38 PM IST

Chechen confesses involvement in murder of Russia`s Nemtsov

A Russian court on Sunday charged two men with the murder of opposition activist Boris Nemtsov, including a former police officer from Chechnya who confessed to his involvement in what investigators said was a contract killing.


Mar 09, 2015, 02:26 AM IST

Russian court extends suspects' detention in Nemtsov case

All five suspects related to the murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov will continue to be held in custody, a court in Moscow said on Sunday.

Mar 09, 2015, 00:17 AM IST

Russia jails Putin critic Navalny for two weeks

A Russian court has jailed top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny for two weeks in a move that prevents the charismatic leader from attending a massive opposition protest planned for March 1.

Feb 20, 2015, 15:43 PM IST

Russian court upholds sentence of Kremlin critic Navalny

A Russia court upheld Tuesday a suspended three-and-a-half year prison sentence against top Kremlin critic Alexi Navalny on charges he embezzled money from French cosmetics company Yves Rocher.

Feb 18, 2015, 01:56 AM IST

Russian court arrests activists after Navalny protest

Russian courts on Wednesday ordered several people to spend New Year's Eve in jail after a protest in support of top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, who was convicted of fraud in a controversial trial.

Dec 31, 2014, 20:42 PM IST

Russian court puts Putin foe under house arrest, bars Internet use

A Russian court on Friday placed opposition leader Alexei Navalny under house arrest for at least two months and barred him from using the Internet or speaking to the media.

Feb 28, 2014, 16:14 PM IST

Russian court orders review of Khodorkovsky convictions

Russia`s supreme court on Wednesday agreed to review the two sets of convictions against Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky following his surprise early release from prison and lightning transfer to Germany.

Dec 25, 2013, 18:12 PM IST

Russian court releases Greenpeace ship doctor on bail: Group

A court in Russia`s second city of Saint Petersburg on Monday released on bail one of the 30 Greenpeace crew members arrested for an Arctic protest.

Nov 18, 2013, 22:10 PM IST

Russian court upholds sentences in China missile spy case

Russia`s SC has upheld jail sentences handed down to two Russian university professors who were convicted of passing secret information about the Navy`s Bulava ballistic missile to the Chinese secret services.

Feb 06, 2013, 22:45 PM IST

Russian court turns down Pussy Riot appeal

Maria Alekhina asked the court to let her serve the rest of her two-year sentence after her 5-year-old son turns 14.

Jan 16, 2013, 22:23 PM IST

Moscow court frees one Pussy Riot member

A Moscow appeals court Wednesday unexpectedly freed one of the jailed Pussy Riot members, but upheld the two-year prison sentence for the two.

Oct 10, 2012, 18:55 PM IST

Russian court closes shops promoting cannabis

A Russian court has ordered closure of two stores for selling smoking pipes, rings and earrings with a cannabis leaf logo.

Sep 22, 2012, 00:03 AM IST

Russian court resumes hearing on Gita ban

Putting to test India`s diplomatic skills to find an amicable solution to a Russian state prosecutors` bid to get Bhagavad Gita banned, a court in the Siberian city of Tomsk on Tuesday resumed hearing in the case ahead.

Mar 20, 2012, 16:14 PM IST

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