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FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Papers hail ‘extraordinary courage’ of Russian dissident Alexei Navalny” – below is their description.
IN THE PRESS – Monday, January 18, 2021: Western papers show their support and admiration for Alexei Navalny who went knowingly “back into the bear’s den”. The Russian dissident was arrested upon his return home from Germany, where he had been treated for a suspected poisoning attack five months ago. We also look at cartoon reactions to Yoweri Museveni’s declared victory in Uganda’s presidential election, outcry from tennis stars over a mandatory quarantine ahead of the Australian Open, plus a timely message from the late Martin Luther King, Jr.FRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel
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