Thu, 11 February 2021
The dissident politician Aleksey Navalny had become such an aggravation to Russian President Vladimir Putin that evidence suggests he had his security services try to kill him. But Navalny not only survived his poisoning, but he escaped Russia, only to return as an even more popular symbol of political discontent with the Putin regime. Protests against Navalny’s re-imprisonment are the largest Russian political demonstrations in decades. Andrew Kramer, Moscow correspondent for the New York Times has the story.