Alexei Navalny to fly into Moscow in challenge to Putin

Opposition figure likely to be taken into custody when he lands following recovery from poisoning

The Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny is expected to return to Moscow on Sunday evening nearly five months after a suspected poisoning by Russia’s FSB spy agency left him fighting for his life.

Navalny’s return is a direct challenge to Vladimir Putin and the Kremlin, which has sought to keep the opposition leader in exile by indirectly threatening him with prosecution and jail time if he comes back.

Continue reading…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *