Navalny's trial, Myanmar coup, Italy's politics, Marjorie Taylor Greene

published 4 months ago by France 24

Alexei Navalny found himself in a Moscow court twice in the same week. Thousands were arrested over the charges filed against the first poisoned, then imprisoned anti-corruption crusader. The 44-year-old Navalny once again seemed relaxed and straight-shooting as he faced charges of insulting a World War II war hero. Unbeknownst to Josep Borrell, the Kremlin chose the same day to announce the expulsion of diplomats from Poland, Germany and Sweden who'd covered the protests. The optics are not great when the conversation shifts to the promising prognosis for Russia's Sputnik V vaccine.

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