Putin’s Opposition Ponders a Future Without Aleksei Navalny
Last week, the Russian authorities announced that Aleksei A. Navalny, Russia’s most prominent opposition leader and an unflinching critic of President Vladimir V. Putin, had died in a remote Arctic prison at the age of 47.
Yevgenia Albats, his friend, discusses how Mr. Navalny became a political force and what it means for his country that he is gone.
Guest: Yevgenia Albats, a Russian investigative journalist and a friend of Mr. Navalny.
- Who was Aleksei Navalny?
- The sudden death of Mr. Navalny left a vacuum in Russia’s opposition. His widow, Yulia Navalnaya, signaled that she would try to fill the void.
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