The Inside Story of How Alexey Navalny Uncovered Putin’s $1.3 Billion Palace

BY MADELINE ROACHE JANUARY 29, 2021 As published in Time Magazine Two days after Alexey Navalny, head of Russia’s Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK) was arrested on his return to Moscow from Berlin, he released a video expose that shocked Russians and people around the world. In the video, “Putin’s palace. History of the world’s largest bribe,” Navalny alleged that […]

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Understanding Alexei Navalny

David Mandel / February 1, 2021 Canadian Dimension   To understand Aleksei Naval’nyi’s significance for Russia, one needs some idea of the nature of the political regime. This is a ‘Bonapartist’-type regime, in which the state administration, and proximity to it, are the principal sources of accumulation. Consequently, for this administration, holding onto power is the […]

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