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Alexei Navalny and Public Dissent in Russia


Alexei Navalny, image via Wikimedia CommonsBESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,928, February 11, 2021
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The massive protests staged in Russia by supporters of opposition leader Alexei Navalny pose a serious threat to the country’s political elite. The Kremlin has a problem on its hands no matter what it does. Whether Navalny is kept in prison or released, his movement will be strengthened, and it has the potential to fuse to broader public dissent over Russia’s long-term economic performance and government ineffectiveness.
Huge protests recently held in Russia over the jailing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny could become a countrywide movement …read more

Source:: Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

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