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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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2014-12-18 Russia

Wrecked Rouble: Putin Defiant as Currency Tumbles (part 2)

The rouble is collapsing, oil prices are plummeting, Western sanctions are biting... but Russia's president is not blinking. At his annual press conference, Vladimir Putin was as...

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2014-12-18 Vladimir Putin

Wrecked Rouble: Putin Defiant as Currency Tumbles (part 1)

The rouble is collapsing, oil prices are plummeting, Western sanctions are biting... but Russia's president is not blinking. At his annual press conference, Vladimir Putin was as...

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2014-12-18 Cuba

SPECIAL: US and Cuba Normalise Relations

'Todos somos Americanos'. That was the US President Barack Obama's message as he and Cuban president Raul Castro hailed a new chapter in US relations with Cuba. In simultaneous...

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2014-12-16 attacks

Taliban school massacre: At least 140 dead in Peshawar assault (part 2)

At least 141 pupils and teachers have been killed after the Pakistani Taliban stormed an army-run school in Peshawar. The attack - the worst of its kind in years - is said to be...

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2014-12-16 Pakistan

Taliban school massacre: At least 140 dead in Peshawar assault (part 1)

At least 141 pupils and teachers have been killed after the Pakistani Taliban stormed an army-run school in Peshawar. The attack - the worst of its kind in years - is said to be...

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