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Latest update : 2013-07-22

Navalny jailed: a clear message from the Kremlin?

Russia's leading dissident was jailed today for stealing timber. Alexei Navalny wasn't surprised by the verdict, nor the 5-year jail term he received. Navalny's parting words to supporters were "don't do nothing", and his supporters have vowed to continue the fight. Laura Baines and her panel discuss whether this is yet another sign that the Kremlin will not tolerate disloyalty and dissent.

  • Nina ZAKHARINA-BEREZNER, Member "Russie Libertés" ("Russia Freedoms");
  • Douglas HERBERT, France 24 International Affairs Editor;
  • John LAUGHLAND, Academic Dean, Institute of Democracy and Cooperation (by satellite from Bristol, UK);
  • Rachel DENBER, Deputy Director, Europe and Central Asia, Human Rights Watch.

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2014-07-22 Ukraine

MH17: Punishing Putin? (part two)

What is the right response to the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 over eastern Ukraine? After the air disaster, five days of acrimony and confusion ensued at the...

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2014-07-22 Russia

MH17: Punishing Putin?

What is the right response to the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 over eastern Ukraine? After the air disaster, five days of acrimony and confusion ensued at the...

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2014-07-21 Paris

Israel-Gaza, From Bad to Worse? With no Ceasefire in Sight, Conflict Spillover Felt Elsewhere (part 2)

How long can it go on? Fourteen days into the conflict, Israelis and Palestinians are still answering fire with fire. We knew then that hardliners on both sides were ready to dig...

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2014-07-21 anti-Semitism

Israel-Gaza, From Bad to Worse? With no Ceasefire in Sight, Conflict Spillover Felt Elsewhere

How long can it go on? Fourteen days into the conflict, Israelis and Palestinians are still answering fire with fire. We knew then that hardliners on both sides were ready to dig...

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2014-07-16 European Union

Juncker's Europe: A New Age of Growth?

Jean-Claude Juncker's nomination as the next president of the European Commission signals the start of a new era in Brussels. Juncker was a controversial choice - at least one EU...

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