December 25th, 2023
Alexei Navalny, the jailed critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, has been found at a penal colony in Siberia normally reserved for the most serious offenders. Navalny had been missing for several weeks. Professor Popova provides a brief expert's perspective on how the West mistakenly believes that a replacement for Putin is near.
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