Protests planned across Russia to ‘save Navalny’s life’ as West warns Putin

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    Allies of #Kremlin critic Alexei #Navalny unveiled plans on Sunday for what they hope will be the largest protests in modern Russian history on Wednesday as Washington warned #Russia it would pay a price if he died in jail from his hunger-strike. FRANCE 24’s International Affairs Commentator Douglas Herbert tells us more.

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