Aleksei Navalnyi addressed thousands as he spoke out against Prime Minister Putin (photo: dpa)

Russia presidential election: Aleksei Navalnyi - outspoken blogger and Kremlin nightmare

Aleksei Navalnyi, the youthful, blond, idealistic blogging lawyer, has become the talisman for a growing movement of change which is unsettling the Kremlin and Russia’s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. On Day 8 of a 10-day mini series on the Russian election GIS considers that beyond Mr Navalnyi's calls to crush corruption and his urging honesty in government, his platform is vague. Mr Navalnyi's strength, however, lies in mobilising a groundswell of anti-Putin feeling.

ALEKSEI Navalnyi is the most intriguing figure to have emerged out of the current wave of protests demanding honest elections.

Prior to the State Duma election on Dec...

Unlock the report
8.95 EUR
Secure, instant payment by credit card
Professor Stefan Hedlund
It was he who branded United Russia, Mr Putin’s party of power, as a ‘party of crooks and thieves’
read more about it in the report
Who will benefit?
  • Report is targeted to the decision makers in cross country manufacturing – suppliers, manufacturers, logistics.
  • Also considered useful for the administrative university facilities, to better understand the possibe effects of current decisions.
By clicking "I Agree" below, you acknowledge that you accept our Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions. Feel free to check out our policies anytime for more information.
I agree