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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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2017-03-28 Africa

Famine as a weapon of war: 20 million lives at risk in Africa, Yemen (part 1)

Up to 20 million people face starvation in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and northeast Nigeria. Each case has this in common: conflict, the breakdown of public services and in the...

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2017-03-28 Debate

Famine as a weapon of war: 20 millon lives at risk in Africa, Yemen (part 2)

Up to 20 million people face starvation in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and northeast Nigeria. Each case has this in common, conflict, the breakdown of public services and in the...

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2017-03-27 Europe

Do Russians care? Kremlin cracks down after anti-corruption protests (part 1)

Sunday saw Russia's biggest anti-government demonstrations in five years. Yet they may seem like a drop in the ocean. In cities from the Pacific port of Vladivostok to Saint...

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2017-03-27 corruption

Do Russians care? Kremlin cracks down after anti-corruption protests (part 2)

Sunday saw Russia's biggest anti-government demonstrations in five years. Yet they may seem like a drop in the ocean. In cities from the Pacific port of Vladivostok to Saint...

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2017-03-23 London

Westminster attack: What response to parliament rampage? (part 2)

May it never become the new normal. The rampage that has left four dead and scores injured at Westminster follows the ones in Nice and Berlin. This time, it was the beacon of...

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