Russian authorities continue crackdown on Navalny organization

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 4:49pm

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To say that Russian authorities are cracking down on independent politics would be an understatement. Today, the Kremlin blocked nearly 50 websites linked with opposition politician and political prisoner Alexei Navalny. Russia’s state internet watchdog said it blocked the websites because of, "propaganda and banned extremist activity." Host Marco Werman speaks with Alexey Kovalyov, an investigative editor at Meduza, a Russian language news outlet.