Police in Ekaterinburg have arrested former mayor Evgeny Roizman, who was just about the only major Russian opposition politician who hadn’t been arrested or left. He had criticized Putin’s war in Ukraine relentlessly and profanely. Now he faces up to five years in prison.
Ministers withhold security advice over Evgeny Lebedev's appointment to House of Lords
'Why Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister felt that he needed to disregard that national security advice.' Labour are calling for the release of key info about Evgeny Lebedev's peerage after it emerged the PM may have overruled security advice warning against his appointment.