1 Mar 2024

Alexei Navalny funeral: Anti-Putin chanting as thousands of supporters turn out

Chief Correspondent

Iran counts Russia as a key ally. Iranian drone technology has helped Russia in its war in Ukraine.  Both regimes have faced opposition on their streets – and have put them down brutally at times.

Today Moscow faced a new challenge as thousands of ‘Free Russia’ supporters defied threats of arrest and gathered by the church holding the funeral of Alexei Navalvy.