Latest from Robyn Dixon

Inside Russia’s mass arrests: Claims of beatings, threats and ‘war’ against rights monitors

More than 11,000 people were arrested during protests for jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Their stories are starting to emerge.
  • Feb 27, 2021

Russia says U.S. gave only a few minutes’ warning before strike in Syria

The notice came too late to deconflict the situation, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.
  • Feb 26, 2021

In a Russian court, Alexei Navalny loses again but still has the last word

The opposition leader has used his trials to ram home his message that the Russian justice system is a sham.
  • Feb 20, 2021

Navalny dismisses libel case against him as ‘nonsense’ in third day of Russian trial

It is the latest case against Navalny after his return to Russia after recovering from his poisoning.
  • Feb 16, 2021

How Russian biotech trampled protocols — and challenged the West — in race for Sputnik V vaccine

But Putin’s goal of turning Russia into a scientific powerhouse could still be elusive.
  • Feb 8, 2021

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is back in court, facing a criminal libel case he says is political

The jailed Russian opposition leader is accused by prosecutors of libeling a 94-year-old war veteran.
  • Feb 5, 2021

Russian opposition leader Navalny ordered jailed, calls on supporters to keep pressure on Putin

Authorities braced for more protests as the Kremlin dismissed Western calls to release the anti-corruption activist.
  • Feb 2, 2021

Russian prosecutor seeks jail time for Kremlin critic Navalny

Alexei Navalny, President Vladimir Putin’s main political rival, could face a lengthy jail term when he goes to court Tuesday.
  • Feb 1, 2021

Russia cracks down on Navalny protests, locking down city centers and arresting thousands

Turnout in most cities was lower than last week’s, but arrests nationwide were up.
  • Jan 31, 2021

What to know about Navalny’s protest movement in Russia — and why it unnerves Putin

Since 2012, Vladimir Putin’s regime keeps getting tougher in trying to crush the president’s opponents. The protesters keep on coming back.
  • Jan 29, 2021