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Why Russians Are Protesting the Arrest of Alexei Navalny


So Why Are People in Russia Protesting?

People in Russia are protesting the arrest of opposition leader and anti-corruption activist Alexei Navalny, which occurred on Jan. 17.

Navalny was arrested allegedly for violating his parole conditions from a prior false conviction of embezzlement and money laundering. He was unable to fulfill these conditions due to the fact that he had been recovering from poisoning by a military-grade nerve agent, known as “Novichok,” since late August 2020.

Russian citizens are up in arms because he was arrested and imprisoned on fabricated charges of violating his parole.

In addition, they are protesting corruption of …read more

Source:: The Daily Signal

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