Putin's Nemesis, Russia's Future?



Alexei Navalny, once Putin’s most formidable opponent, tragically met his end in a Russian prison, embodying the peril and courage of dissent. This book chronicles his fight against corruption and his lasting legacy, offering a poignant insight into Russia’s political landscape and the cost of challenging power.

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Number of pages: 280

Published: 01 September 2022

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Alexei Navalny: a name that resonates with defiance, courage, and the complex interplay of Russian politics. Poisoned in August 2020 and subsequently treated in Germany, Navalny made a bold return to Russia in January 2021, only to be detained upon his arrival. This act of bravery set the stage for a dramatic confrontation with Vladimir Putin, capturing the attention of the world.

Navalny’s journey is one of stark contradictions and intense polarization. Seen by some as a beacon of democracy, vilified by others as a traitor to Russia, and regarded by a few as a controversial nationalist, his life embodied the multifaceted struggle for political integrity. Through pioneering anti-corruption investigations, Navalny challenged the Kremlin’s stronghold, advocating for transparency and rallying a significant political movement despite formidable opposition.

This book delves into the myriad aspects of Navalny’s political career, exploring his significant impact on Russian society and politics. It traces the evolution of his ideas, his leadership, and the reciprocal influence between his actions and the Kremlin’s tactics against him. Navalny’s story is pivotal to understanding the currents that have shaped modern Russia, illustrating the enduring fight against corruption and the quest for democratic reform.

Tragically, Alexei Navalny’s life was cut short in a Russian prison, marking a somber chapter in the history of political dissent in Russia. His death not only underscores the perilous path of opposition in Putin’s Russia but also immortalizes his legacy as a symbol of resistance and the unyielding pursuit of justice. This updated version of the book includes new material that reflects on Navalny’s enduring legacy, and the aftermath of Russia’s February 2022 invasion of Ukraine, offering crucial insights into the future of Russian politics and the indomitable spirit of those who dare to challenge its status quo.

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Weight 0.318 g
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.8 cm