Navalny’s Widow Accuses Vladimir Putin of Murder and Vows to Continue Fight for a Free Russia



Yulia Navalna, the widow of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, has accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of orchestrating her husband’s death and has vowed to continue his work. In a heartfelt video, she calls on supporters to resist Putin and fight for a free Russia. Her allegations come amid claims that Russian authorities are hiding Navalny’s body to obscure evidence of his murder in prison. This incident has sparked international reactions, including discussions on further sanctions against Russia by the EU, and has highlighted the perilous state of opposition in Russia.

  • Yulia Navalna accuses Vladimir Putin of being responsible for her husband Alexei Navalny’s death.
  • Russian authorities have prevented Navalny’s family and allies from seeing his body.
  • The Kremlin denies the allegations, stating that Navalny’s death is under investigation according to law.
  • Experts suggest that the substance used to poison Navalny, Novichok, remains traceable in human tissue for weeks, refuting claims that delaying the body’s release would eliminate evidence of poisoning.
  • Former Prime Minister of Russia, Mikhail Kasyanov, asserts Putin’s responsibility for Navalny’s death and discusses the government’s nervousness regarding Navalny’s funeral.
  • Yulia Navalna meets with EU policy chiefs and foreign ministers to discuss potential further sanctions against Russia.
  • The EU proposes renaming their human rights sanction regime in honor of Alexei Navalny.
  • Despite international pressure, the atmosphere of fear within Russia makes a substantial opposition movement challenging.

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