The Short Life and Sad Death of Alexei Navalny

Dr. Munr Kazmir
4 min readFeb 16, 2024

Opposing Russian President Vladimir Putin seems to be bad for the health.

Street art featuring the likeness of Russian dissident Alexei Navalny. 2021. (Photo: duncan cumming)

Russian dissident Alexei Navalny — targeted, poisoned, and imprisoned during his relatively short career as Vladimir Putin’s most outspoken critic — has died in a Russian prison.

He was 47.