Vladimir Putin might have left you despising Russians in terms of cowardice, brutality, and warmonger. Now, think about a tall, frail man being held in isolation in Russia.
Aleksei Navalny, Russia’s leading dissident and opposition leader, may be something of a Mandela of our age. Navalny, who was imprisoned, tortured and jailed for his dissident views, is still unbroken in prison, mocking Putin, as well as ranting about the invasion in Ukraine.
He’s a Kremlin disaster. Navalny was running for President until he was stopped,