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Breakfast meeting

The Legacy of Aleksei Navalnyi and the Future of Russian Opposition

How will Russian opposition move on without Navalnyi?

Oppositionist Alexei Navalny on a march in memory of politician Boris Nemtsov, who was killed in Russia
Michał Siergiejevicz


The death of Russian oppositionist Aleksei Navalnyj has sparked a global outcry, with top officials in Europe and the US holding Kremlin responsible. As a leading opponent of President Putin, Navalnyi has influenced many aspects of Russian political life, from anti-corruption investigations to independent media and political campaigns.

Ahead of the upcoming Presidential elections, the Russian opposition appears weak and fragmented. How can the Russian opposition still develop without Navalnyi’s presence?

We have invited Inna Sangadzhieva (Norwegian Helsinki Committee), Iver Ørstavik (Rafto), Irina Anisimova (UiB) and Martin Paulsen (UiB) to discuss Navalnyi’s legacy and the future of Russian opposition.

The event is organised in collaboration with Rafto Foundation for Human Rights. It free and open for all and a light breakfast will be served.