Amnesty Internaional has revoked its 'prisoner of conscience' status previously given to Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. It relates to past comments he's made that the NGO say qualify as advocacy of hate. Adam Reed reports.
European Union foreign ministers agreed on Monday to impose sanctions on four senior Russian officials close to President Vladimir Putin in response to the jailing of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. Flora Bradley-Watson reports.
EU sanctions in response to the jailing of Alexei Navalny would send a "clear message," an ally of the jailed Kremlin critic told reporters on Monday, hours before EU ministers agreed to prepare sanctions against four Russian officials.
Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla, who is on a 2-day visit to Russia, said that President Putin has accepted Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invitation to visit India. He also added that relations between India and Russia are at a good place. Shringla called on Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and held talks with Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov. He also added that India is looking to collaborate with Russia to manufacture Sputnik V vaccine. Shringla said that he discussed issues of mutual interests, regional and global issues. Watch the full video for all the details.
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