The extension in sentence came after Alexey Navalny was found guilty of additional embezzlement and contempt of court charges.
A verdict of additional embezzlement charges have been laid against Alexey Navalny, who is already serving a two-and-a-half-year sentence.
Russian opposition leader is currently serving a two-and-a-half-year sentence and now prosecutors are demanding a further 13 more years in prison on new charges.
Russian dissident Alexey Navalny goes on trial on new embezzlement charges, facing up to 10 years in prison if he is found guilty.
Russia’s state internet regulator Roskomnadzor orders news outlets to delete content related to Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, according to liberal Russian editors and journalists.
The decision puts Navalny and nine of his allies on a par with right-wing nationalist groups and foreign terrorist organisations, including the Taliban and Daesh.
Kremlin says Viktor Shenderovich is trying to hide from his opponents after making comments that are being challenged in court.
Polls opened on Friday morning in the Far East regions of Kamchatka and Chukotka, which are nine hours ahead of Moscow. Voters will be able to cast ballots through Sunday.
The company's refusal to delete the opposition app created by Kremlin critic could be considered interference to the country's parliamentary elections later this month, Moscow says.
Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny’s team announces on YouTube that it is disbanding its national network ahead of a court ruling expected to declare it an “extremist” organisation.
Meanwhile, Russian police detain several allies of Alexey Navalny and raided two of his regional offices, a day before his supporters plan to stage mass protests over his failing health amid a hunger strike.
Navalny's right-hand man Leonid Volkov says a massive rally is planned on Wednesday evening "not just about Kremlin critic's freedom, but his life" after his doctors said he could die any minute as his health deteriorates rapidly in prison.
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