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Our article this morning described Russia’s refusal to let poisoned opposition figure Navalny leave. In the ensuing hours they have reversed course, allowing him to leave for Germany aboard a plane charted by the Cinema for Peace Foundation. The outcry worked, let us wish Navalny a speedy recovery and return to politics.
Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Poisoned – Spread Public Call to Allow Him German Treatment #LetNavalnyGo *Update*
By: Brent Foster * Update * Navalny has since been allowed to receive treatment in Germany. Above is a plea by the wife of Alexei Navalny, head of the Russia of the Future opposition party in Russia, asking permission for German treatment. Below is a translation: In a morning flight from Tomsk to Moscow inContinue reading “Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Poisoned – Spread Public Call to Allow Him German Treatment #LetNavalnyGo *Update*”
By: Brent Foster BACKGROUND The rigged presidential election on August 9th with longtime President, many would say strongman, Alexander Lukashenko coming out as a victor caused the blood of Belarussians to boil. Considered the last true dictatorship in Europe excluding Russia, Lukashenko’s rule has gained notoriety for widespread human rights abuses ranging from jailing independentContinue reading “Russian Invasion? Why Pro-Democracy Protests in Belarus are Crucial. #FreeBelarus”
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