Navalny is serving a sentence of more than 30 years in prison after being found guilty of crimes such as extremism. The politician, an opponent of Putin’s regime, has expressed about the new charges against him that he does not know “whether to describe my latest news as sad, funny or absurd.”
Navalny, 47 years old, He is already serving more than 30 years in prison after being found guilty of crimes such as extremism. In comments transmitted to those close to him, Navalni said that he had been tocharged under article 214 of the Russian Criminal Codewhich covers the crimes of vandalism.
“I don’t even know whether to describe my latest news as sad, funny or absurd,” he wrote in social media comments Friday via his team. “I have no idea what Section 214 is, and there is nowhere to look.”
Navalni, only Russian candidate in favor of the rights of the LGBT communitywas hospitalized in 2020 in serious condition in Siberia. His spokeswoman reported that he had “been poisonedintoxicated.” A medical plane left Germany for Siberia to transport Navalni to Berlin and thus guarantee his medical care.