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    A real threat to Vladimir Putin – that’s how commentators are describing Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. So, who is he? A courageous and charismatic opposition leader? Or an opportunist, fighting a personal vendetta against President Putin? The Russian authorities certainly responded nervously to his recent return to Moscow. And Navalny was immediately arrested. In turn, he put out a documentary film showing a giant palace allegedly belonging to President Putin. That triggered more claims and counter claims, and violent protests across the country. So on “To the Point,” we ask:

    “Navalny against Putin: Who will win the Russian showdown?

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