Navalny’s bravery is unlikely to shift Putin’s entrenched power
There’s no sign of defection from Russia’s security services, let alone the army. The Russian opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, returned to the country and was immediately arrested earlier in January, months after being poisoned in a flight from Tomsk to Moscow. Despite a strong reaction against it from members of the public and protests all across the nation, it seems Putin's grip has anything but loosen. Jeff Hawn reports for Foreign Policy.
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