Russian lawyer Alexei Navalny has made a name for himself as an anti-Kremlin courruption-fighting blogger.
Alexei Navalny has been arrested several times for organizing mass protests against Russian President Vladimir Putin's government. Navalny wants to run for president in 2018, but the election commissioner has said prior convictions for embezzlement would mean his candidacy is in doubt. This page shows an automatic compilation of DW content.
He's the main figure of the anti-Kremlin opposition movement in Russia and he's been spearheading protests against upping the retirement age: Alexei Navalny's rearrest is just one sign that Vladimir Putin may be nervous.