Russia Opens New Criminal Case Against Kremlin Critic Navalny, Threatens More Jail Time

MOSCOW—Russia sharply escalated a campaign against jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Tuesday, opening a new criminal case against President Putin’s fiercest domestic critic that could allow the authorities to hand him another decade in jail. In a case condemned by the West, Navalny, 45, is already serving two-and-a-half years in prison for parole violations he says were trumped up to thwart his political ambitions. His allies have had their homes raided, their freedom of movement restricted, or fled abroad after a court in June ruled their activities to be extremist and designed to stir up social unrest. The Kremlin and its loyalists have since said they will maintain and in some cases intensify their tough approach to internal and external critics and organizations that they view as a threat to Russia’s stability. The new case, details of which were published on the website of Russia’s Investigative Committee, which looks …

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Macron Tells Europe to ‘Stop Being Naive’ After France Signs Defence Deal With Greece

Tue Sep 28 , 2021
PARIS—Europe needs to stop being naive when it comes to defending its interests and build its own military capacity, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday after Greece sealed a deal for French frigates worth about €3 billion ($3.51 billion). France was plunged into an unprecedented diplomatic crisis with the […]
Macron Tells Europe to ‘Stop Being Naive’ After France Signs Defence Deal With Greece

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