Last Friday, it was reported Russian Opposition leader and lawyer Alexei Navalny died at the arctic prison where he was serving a 30-year prison term.

He was known as one of the most powerful rivals to the Putin regime, and Mr Navalny is said to have served as an important figure for democracy in Russia.


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First aired on The Wire, Monday 19 February 2024