Russians In Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk Protest Corruption

Hundreds of Russians joined anticorruption rallies in the cities of Krasnoyarsk and Novosibirsk on March 26. The demonstrations were called by activist and opposition leader Aleksei Navalny after his antigraft foundation had published an investigation into property owned by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Russia and abroad. (RFE/RL’s Russian Service) …

Republicans Try to Regroup after Health Care Debacle

The coming week will see Republicans attempting to regroup and reignite momentum behind a conservative agenda that failed its first major test of 2017: repealing and replacing former President Barack Obama’s signature health care law. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, last week’s legislative train wreck showed that, despite controlling the White House and both houses of …

Nigerian Officials, Companies Summoned to Discuss Immigration Revenues

Nigerian lawmakers on Saturday summoned the attorney general, accountant general, minister of interior and representatives of four companies to appear next month before a committee of parliamentarians over allegations that revenues were withheld from the immigration service. The head of the Nigeria Immigration Service told a committee led by Senator Solomon Adeola that the companies …

Fillon Pelted With Eggs, Sinking Poll Numbers

Francois Fillon’s aides used an umbrella to shield him from eggs thrown by protesters in southwest France on Saturday as the beleaguered conservative fell further behind centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-rightist Marine Le Pen in opinion polls. The contrast between former front-runner Fillon, embroiled in a financial scandal, and new poll favorite Macron was striking …