Alexey Navalny

Alexey Navalny is the leader of Russian opposition and the founder of the Anti-Corruption Foundation. He has become well-known for his anti-corruption investigations against Russian state corporations and senior officials. Alexey participated in Russian presidential election in 2018, and in the course of the campaign he opened 81 regional headquarters all over the country. 41 of them are currently in operation, which makes his network the biggest opposition organization in Russia. Due to fabrications of criminal cases, he is now deprived of the right to participate in the elections, despite the fact that European Court of Human Rights annulled his sentences. Alexey Navalny’s YouTube channel, his main social media platform,…

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Yale World Fellows Statement on Alexey Navalny

August 23, 2020 We are members of the Yale World Fellows family. We are shocked, saddened and angered at the apparent attack on Alexey Navalny, a 2010 Yale World Fellow. We are thankful that Alexey is now in Germany, receiving the specialized care he needs, and hope he makes a full recovery. We admire Alexey for his courage to speak out against corruption; his persistent campaign for human rights; and his belief in the future of Russia. We call on the Russian Government to allow and support an independent, transparent and credible investigation to bring the perpetrators of this horrific crime to justice. In every society, all citizens – including…

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Yale World Fellows express solidarity with Alexey Navalny

August 24, 2020

Yale World Fellows express solidarity with Alexey Navalny, a 2010 Yale World Fellow, and call on the Russian authorities to support an independent investigation into the attack. More than 150 Fellows from around the globe have signed on to the statement to show their solidarity.  See the full statement here

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5 steps for Russia

Alexey Navalny’s YouTube channel, his main social media platform, has 3.5 million subscribers.

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Leonid Volkov

Leonid Volkov is a Russian politician of the Russia’s Future Party. Leonid was campaign manager and chief of staff for Alexei Navalny’s 2013 mayoral campaign for Moscow, as well as Alexei Navalny’s attempt to get registered for the 2018 presidential election. Currently, Leonid oversees all regional political operations of the Russia’s Future Party over Russia’s 11 time zones. He is a former deputy of the Yekaterinburg City Duma and the head of the central election committee of the Russian Opposition Coordination Council. Leonid has over 20 years of experience as an IT professional, running and consulting several of Russia’s largest software firms. Together with Fyodor Krasheninnikov he published three editions…

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