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

Comparative Politics Seminar
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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?

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Sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies.


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