Jailed Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Dead

Written by Henrik Rothen

Feb.16 - 2024 12:36 PM CET

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Jailed Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Dead

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It was not long ago that there was great mystery about the whereabouts of the Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny, as he had not been heard from for several weeks.

On December 5th, Navalny's people lost contact with him, and it was not until December 25th that there were signs of life. He appeared in photos from an Arctic prison, looking both emaciated and displeased.

Now, nearly 2 months after Navalny was seen in the Arctic prison, he has passed away.

According to Russian prison authorities, the Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny is dead.

This was reported by Reuters, citing Russian media, which state that Russian Navalny, according to Russian prison authorities, is dead.

According to Russian Ria Novosti, Navlny fell ill after a walk.

"On February 16th this year, in penal colony number three, prisoner A.A. Navalny fell ill after a walk, after which he almost immediately lost consciousness. Medical staff from the institution arrived immediately, and an emergency team was called," it is stated.

If the information is true, he was 47 years old.

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