What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. An old maxim which may be giving some in Russia’s corridors of power pause for thought.  That is what a botched poisoning attempt and a rush to incarcerate have done to the man President Putin refuses to call by name, Alexei Navalny. The man who has courageously returned
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Momentum is building in Russia for widespread protests this weekend in support of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Videos have been posted on TikTok, Russia’s most popular iPhone app, encouraging people to defy authorities and turn out. Young Russians in particular have flooded the social media site using the hashtags #freenavalny and #23Jan. Protesters have
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Japanese officials have denied claims the Tokyo Olympic Games are being cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic. The 2020 Games have already been delayed once, with the opening ceremony currently scheduled for 23 July this year. But according to The Times, local officials have conceded the event cannot happen because of COVID-19. Image: The current
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