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Episode #1 The Crackdown

Alexei Navalny’s new home is around 100 kilometers from Moscow, at the end of a muddy path, on the outskirts of the small town of Pokrov. A year after his poisoning, the main opponent to Vladimir Putin lives in a high-security prison. His Anti-Corruption Foundation is banned. Many of his allies are in exile, independent media are closing down and a ‘climate of fear’ reigns among his supporters.

Featuring interviews with Konstantin Kotov, former activist and prisoner of Penal Colony 2; Ivan Pavlov, lawyer for Navalny foundations; Yekaterina Schulmann, political scientist; Pyotr Tolstoy, deputy speaker of the State Duma; and Armen Aramyan, journalist at student paper Doxa in Moscow.

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