Alexei Navalny, an opposition leader to change the foundations of Russia

The European Parliament has granted the Sajarov Award for Freedom of Awareness of the Year 2021 to the opposition leader Russian Anti-Corruption Alexei Navalny,

Alexei Navalny, an opposition leader to change the foundations of Russia

The European Parliament has granted the Sajarov Award for Freedom of Awareness of the Year 2021 to the opposition leader Russian Anti-Corruption Alexei Navalny, the leading leader of Russian dissidence.navalny, 45, fulfills a sentence of two and a half years for a condemns for embezzlement in 2014. Inside and outside Russia, the ruling was criticized for being politically motivated. The Russian opponent is now faced with a new criminal investigation of the authorities by which it could be condemned up to 10 years in prison. The new complaint accuses Navalny to found and lead an "extremist network" whose goal was to "change the foundations of the Constitutional system in the Russian Federation, "according to a committee statement. What strategy did they use to try to achieve that earthquake? "Discredit the state authorities and their policies", were limited to saying researchers. The leaders of the European parliamentary groups mainly supported Navalny's candidacy to the prize above the other favorite, that of a collective of Afghan women in defense of Human rights and equality, and that of the interim expresident of Bolivia, Jeanine Áñam, according to EFE parliamentary sources. May pressure

The authorities have increased the pressure on Navalny since last year, when he suffered an intoxication with Novichok from which the main suspect is the Russian government. The judgment that he is fulfilling had been suspended, but Navalny was arrested for violations of probation in January when he returned to Russia from Germany, where he was recovering from poisoning. In June, the Navalny Foundation was declared "extremist" . It was not the last blow: the authorities blocked the websites administered by the people of him, accusing them from distributing propaganda. Recognition of the opposition

2021 is being a generous year in international recognitions to critics with the Kremlin. Dimitri Muratov, editor-in-chief of the Russian newspaper Russian 'Novaya Gazeta', won the Nobel Peace Prize on October 8, sharing award with Maria Resta, Executive Director of Rappler, a critical media with the president's anti-drug campaign Filipino Rodrigo Duterte. The award to Muratov caused angry not only in the progovernmental ranks, but between the dissidence itself. Muratov was not considered one of the main aspirants to the Nobel de la Paz. Most observers in Russia expected the prize outside for Alexei Navalny.

Updated Date: 20 October 2021, 11:55

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