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Alexei Navalny returned to solitary confinement for the 11th time

Imprisoned Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny has been returned to solitary confinement for the 11th time since his nine-year prison sentence began in March, his spokesman Kira Yarmish said. Said upon Wednesday.

According to Jarmish, Navalny was sent to solitary confinement because he “misrepresented himself”.

“Apparently, [Russian President Vladimir] Putin doesn’t like our campaign and the Academy Award nomination for this film.” nomination for Tuesday’s Academy Awards.

Navalny supporters recently launched a “Free Navalny” campaign to raise alarm about his deteriorating health and the refusal of prison doctors to treat him.

This week, the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize winners asked the Red Cross tointerference” To the fate of Navalny.

Navalny, 46, has built a massive social media business by making videos that expose rampant corruption among Russian government officials. dominant Nine years in prison in 2022.

Navalny is condemned His regular stints in cramped cells in prison colonies lament that even the slightest offense has disallowed him visits with family, and his treatment silences his continued activities from behind bars. It is an attempt.

Navalny’s return to solitary confinement comes a day after a replica of his small punishment cell was opened outside the Russian embassy in Berlin to protest the dire conditions Kremlin critics are forced to endure. happen.



https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2023/01/25/alexei-navalny-returned-to-solitary-confinement-for-11th-time-a80044 Alexei Navalny returned to solitary confinement for the 11th time

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