Alexei Navalny has been calling out alleged corruption in Russia for over a decade. His blogs and vlogs have made Navalny one of the most prominent faces of Russia’s opposition.
Imprisoned for protesting — and again on highly contested charges of embezzlement — Mr Navalny was barred from directly challenging Putin with a presidential bid.
But on August the 20th he was left fighting for his life and placed in a coma for over two weeks. With doctors in Germany confirming clear evidence of poisoning, a Novichok nerve agent was confirmed as responsible.
In this 30-minute Cube Special, we look into this east to west information clash, and why Alexei Navalny is such an enemy of the Kremlin.