The Slavic Connexion

Poison, Prison, Protests: The Continued Saga of Alexei Navalny with Mark Galeotti

February 4th, 2021  •  47 mins 59 secs  •  Download (55 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Once again, Dr. Mark Galeotti joins Matt to discuss yesterday's sentencing of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, and what it means for Russia's short and long term future. Is this the end of the first installment of Navalny’s battle with the Kremlin, which peaked with his poisoning at the hands of the FSB in August 2020? What will be the West's response?