Jailed Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny moved from Moscow prison

[ad_1] MOSCOW, Feb 25 (Reuters) – Jailed Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny has been moved from a prison in Moscow, his lawyer said on Thursday, a move that may mean he is being moved to a prison camp outside the Russian capital. Navalny, a prominent critic of President Vladimir Putin, was jailed earlier this month … Read more

Ukraine sanctions politician and Putin ally Medvedchuk

[ad_1] KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s national security council on Friday placed sanctions on Viktor Medvedchuk, a politician and tycoon who is a close friend of Russian President Vladimir Putin, freezing his assets for three years and preventing him from doing business in the country. The security council accused him of “financial terrorism,” but details … Read more