Questions tagged [alexei-navalny]

For questions about the Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny. Use together with the [russian-federation] tag.

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Why would Putin even bother barring Navalny from participating?

The BBC describes Navalny as Putin's main opposition rival (example article), despite the fact that he has rarely scored over 2% in opinion polls (at least two other opposition candidates score ≥6%). ...