Russia seeks to outlaw Alexei Navalny’s ‘extremist’ movement

Russia seeks to outlaw Alexei Navalny's 'extremist' movement

While opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s health reportedly worsens in prison, Russia is moving to brand his movement an “extremist group,” the first step in outlawing it. Russia’s general prosecutor said Friday it had filed a request to have Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Fund and its branches declared “extremist.” That legislation is normally used for terrorist groups and … Read more

NASA will attempt to fly its Mars helicopter on April 19th

Jon Fingas

NASA finally has a new flight date for its Mars helicopter after a bug fix prompted a delay. The space agency now expects to fly Ingenuity “no earlier than” April 19th at about 3:30AM Eastern. Don’t worry about staying up all night to follow along, though. A livestream covering the data download won’t start until … Read more