13 Jun 2017

The young team behind Alexei Navalny

Chief Correspondent

The Kremlin has dismissed criticism of its tough police response to yesterday’s anti-government protests, which saw more than 1,400 people arrested and the opposition leader Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days. The authorities literally pulled the plug on his campaign, cutting off his YouTube channel, which had been broadcasting live to tens of thousands of people. Alex Thomson is in Moscow, where he’s been meeting the young team behind Navalny’s presidential movement.