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Explainer: Who is Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny?

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Explainer: Who is Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny?

Explainer: Who is Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny?

Alexei Navalny has become the most vocal and effective critic of Russia’s government and President Vladimir Putin.

Rosanna Philpott explores what we know about him.


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