What Does the Navalny Poisoning Tell Us about Russia’s Regime?

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:15am

The Kremlin has used arrest and imprisonment to suppress dissent. Now it appears that it is willing to use banned chemical weapons to silence prominent opposition figures. What does Alexei Navalny’s alleged poisoning tell us about the evolution of the regime in Russia?

Photo of Alexei Navalny by Evgeny Feldman / Novaya Gazeta, used under CC BY-SA 3.0.


Timothy Colton, Morris and Anna Feldberg Professor of Government and Russian Studies, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Davis Center
Sergei Guriev, Professor of Economics, SciencesPo; Research Fellow, Center for Economic Policy Research
Moderator: Yevgenia Albats, Davis Senior Scholar, Davis Center; Investigative Journalist, Political Scientist, Writer and Radio Host; Editor-in-Chief & CEO of The New Times Magazine

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