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.

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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Russian court bans Scientology books

Attempts by Russian authorities to ban Scientology literature have been overturned recently.

Russian court rejects Stalin grandson`s libel suit

A radio station had said that Stalin had "strangled small children."