Russian society should have been the first to react to Alexei Navalny’s predicament.
Germany’s response to Navalny’s suspected poisoning has been muted.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s popularity at home is a mystery to many in the West and he seems, at present, invulnerable in spite of declining incomes and rising prices. John Lloyd tries to explain this enigma.
Hundreds of Russian celebrities nominate Putin for re-election after the Kremlin said it wanted opposition leader for investigation.