Russians chant ‘Putin is a killer’ in biggest act of defiance since war began

March 01, 2024

Navalny’s supporters strongly believe the president is responsible for the 47-year-old’s death at a penal colony last month. ‘Peskov said that Putin has nothing to say to Alexei Navalny’s family,’ he said. ‘I want to dare to say that Alexei’s family doesn’t need a single word from Vladimir Putin. Many Western leaders have blamed Putin for Navalny’s death, but the Kremlin denies it is responsible. Navalny was a fierce foe of Putin, campaigning against official corruption and organising large protests against the current government.