Supporters of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navani hope to organize large-scale protests in Moscow and St. Petersburg. They hope to attract more than one million people on Wednesday. This will be the largest mass protest since the February 1917 revolution.
Navalny has been in the prison camp since February. He went on a hunger strike on March 31 to protest the prison authorities’ refusal to give him adequate medical care. He has a serious back problem and his legs are numb.
Risk of death
A Russian doctor who had seen Navalny’s medical records, Say today If he does not receive medical treatment, he may die within a few days. So far, four doctors have requested permission to visit him, but the authorities do not allow it.
Navalny’s daughter asked the Russian authorities to go to the doctor with her father on Twitter:
The White House has now notified the Russian government that if Alexei Navani died in prison, there would be “consequences.” President Biden’s security adviser, Jake Sullivan, said on CNN.