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Special Episode: Navalny’s Life, His Death and His Legacy

Alexei Navalny, Russia's most prominent opposition figure, died in a remote Arctic prison on Feb. 16, sparking an outpouring of grief among his supporters and Russians who hope for a democratic, peaceful future.

In this episode of Russia on the Record, we first recap how the news of Navalny's death has played out in the headlines over the past week before hearing from ordinary Russians who are laying flowers at memorials across the country to honor the politician's memory, as well as Navalny supporters.

Mikhail Fishman, a presenter for the independent broadcaster Dozhd who knew Navalny personally, then joins us to discuss the politician's impact on Russian politics and the legacy he leaves behind.

Russia on the Record is a podcast where Moscow Times journalists, independent experts and ordinary Russians reflect, analyze and explain what’s going on in Russia right now. You can listen to us on the following platforms:

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