Navalny Supporter

March 30, 2021

“Love is stronger than fear.”

Volkov, supporter of Putin critic Alexey Navalny, called for Russians to shine their cellphone flashlights in courtyards Sunday night to reflect support for Navalny; his recent arrest and imprisonment led to the largest protests in Russia in recent years – and a violent government crackdown.

In new tactic, Navalny supporters to rally in courtyards

An update on the protests from late January

Protester Leonid Martynow on the second weekend of widespread protests in Russia against the jailing of one of President Vladimir Putin’s biggest critics, Alexei Navalny. Reportedly, Russia arrested more than 5,000 demonstrators.

Background on the arrest of Navalny from SmartHER News

by Jenna Lee,