• Navalny's top aide says Putin was 'dumb' to put him in prison because it turned him into a symbol

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his top aide Leonid Volkov.
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    Navalny's top aide, Leonid Volkov, says Putin was "dumb" to put the opposition leader behind bars.
    Imprisoning Navalny has turned him into a symbol for people to rally behind, Volkov said.
    Volkov came to Washington ahead of Biden's highly anticipated summit with Putin.
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    WASHINGTON, DC - Russian Vladimir Putin made a mistake putting Alexei Navalny in prison because it's turned him into a symbol, allowing him to attract attention worldwide...
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