Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was reportedly detained Thursday in connection to organizing an unsanctioned rally. He aimed to run for president in next month's election, but was denied a place on the ballot because of a fraud conviction that many view as politically motivated.
Navalny wrote on Twitter on February 22 that police approached him as he was leaving a dentist's office and told him, "You're detained".
The charge, which will be heard by a court at an undisclosed date, could result in a jail sentence of up to 30 days.
The legal manoeuvring was widely interpreted as a precautionary measure, meant to ensure that Navalny could be safely tucked away, if need be, in the prelude to the Russian presidential election March 18.
Navalny has come under increasing pressure from authorities as he has sought to rally Russians against the upcoming election, which he says is a sham and a rigged contest.
The opposition leader is barred from running in March's presidential election.
Mr Navalny, a lawyer and anti-corruption campaigner, later wrote that he had been taken to...
"We want to tear Putin down from his pedestal", Vladimir Milov, an economic adviser and one of Navalny's allies, said in an interview.
The anti-corruption activist has been holding campaign rallies and protests around Russian Federation over the past year, but was barred in December from running against Vladimir Putin in the election due to a politicised embezzlement conviction against him.
This past November, Thiel sold three-quarters of his remaining stake in Facebook as part of a previously established trading plan. He became a Facebook investor in 2004 with an initial investment of $500,000 at a $5million valuation.
Saturday and Sunday are expected to have highs of 30-31 degrees, with warmer temperatures next week - up to 47 degrees Tuesday . The National Weather Service says for the upcoming days they do not see any big upcoming weather events.
Called asteroid 2018 CB, the space rock will shave by our planet at around 2230 GMT, the U.S. space agency said . This is an artist's illustration of the "Halloween Asteroid " 2015 TB145, which looks like a skull.J.
Despite the distraction, the French pair managed to finish within two points of Canadian leaders Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir. Papadakis' costume came undone early on during the pair's short dance routine Monday (which aired here Sunday).
Freezing rain warnings are issued when rain failing in sub-zero temperature creates ice buildup and icy surfaces. Roads, highways, sidewalks and parking lots will be slippery with ice build-up expected in many areas.
In any case, Apple will have enough time to secure things up and might issue a patch to cover any risks posed by the leak. There are no details on how ZioShiba got the iBoot source code, but after seeing it, we're certain it's the real deal .
It was a magnificent back-nine performance on a Riviera layout that took its toll on most of the contenders. The biggest moment for Watson involved his desperation to find a bathroom after they teed off on the 14th.
New users, on the other hand, will need to head over to the Play Store to download and install G Pay on their handset. There is also priority in the app, which will allow you to see which emails are from your friends and family first.
Dan Johnson killed himself in December after adamantly denying the sexual assault allegations from the pulpit of his church. Linda Belcher took 68.45 percent of the vote in a special election against Rebecca Johnson for Kentucky House District 49 .
The potholes on numerous roads may also be filled with water, which also requires motorists to slow down in some areas. National Weather Service forecasters said Tuesday morning that up to two inches of rain has already fallen.
South Korea's Unification Minister Cho Myong-gyon said talks to stage the postponed military drill were moving forward. The US reluctantly agreed to postpone the annual exercises, which usually begin at the end of February.
Carbs, fat, DNA? Weight loss is finicky, new study shows
The study participants were not told to count calories or anything, but had to limit either their fat or carbohydrate intake. Researchers aren't sure why people react so differently, just that low-carb vs. low-fat doesn't explain it.
Trump says kissing 'never happened!'
Her sister and then-boyfriend confirmed to the Times two years ago that they heard about it at the time. Earlier this month, porn star Stephanie Clifford claimed she is free to detail her affair with Trump.
Ex-Skadden Atty Pleads Guilty In Mueller Probe
The three were allegedly in touch about a report on the controversial trial of former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Timoshenko. However, the DOJ admitted that there was no evidence that any member Trump campaign was involved in the alleged attempt.
Trump endorses Mitt Romney's bid for Senate seat
Freshman student Cienna Dorny signed Romney's petition and snapped a picture on her iPhone of her posing with the candidate. McConnell lauded Romney, the former MA governor and 2012 presidential candidate, as an instantly respected junior senator.
More ice in the forecast Monday night through Tuesday
The ice will result in very slippery conditions on sidewalks, roads and bridges, including during Tuesday's morning commute. There is a chance of more precipitation late Thursday through Sunday , with a snow-freezing rain mix possible.
Winter storm warning in effect for the North Fork
Watching a southern storm system that will bring a chance for snow showers later Saturday into Saturday night . Back to the freezer! Most of us will see readings steady in the 30s while others to our east touch 40 degrees.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro Launched, Mi TV Next
Helping things along is a 4500k selfie light and AI-enhanced Beautify 4.0 to analyze a face and offer custom improvements. The base variant has 3GB RAM and 32GB storage space and the high-end variant has 4GB RAM and 64GB RAM .
Canada wins Olympic figure skating gold, USA grabs bronze
For him to go out there and do that, with that pressure - that's incredible ". "I really can't wait to see what happens in 2018". Pernilla Winberg, Sweden: The winger notched three points, including a pair of goals, in Sweden's 8-0 blowout over Team Korea .
Herald columnist's scoop on Tom Brady turns out to be a hoax
The column and its misled reporting were plastered all over the front and back pages of the Friday edition of the paper. Sports Boston's Tom Curran called the report " off the reservation " and it appears his initial assessment was spot on.