16 Apr 2022

‘Pranking’ Russia’s spies: Navalny documentary director on Putin’s biggest opponent

News Correspondent

Filmed in secret and released in a time of war, a new documentary reveals the story behind the attempt to kill Russia’s opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, and the investigation that followed.

Mr Navalny, who’s currently serving nine years in a Russian prison, was poisoned with the nerve agent Novichok in 2020 and set out to prove that the Kremlin was behind it.

We spoke to the director of the documentary, Daniel Roher.