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Putin can still be toppled, with Leonid Volkov

Alexei Navalny's ally on why the Ukraine invasion was the ultimate mistake

Leonid Volkov, chief of staff for the jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, speaks to Europe correspondent Ido Vock about how the war in Ukraine could end Vladimir Putin’s regime.

They discuss Navalny’s treatment in Russian prison, the miscalculations that Putin made in starting the invasion, and why giving into Russian energy blackmail would make a Ukrainian victory more difficult.

Further reading:

How Vladimir Putin views the world.
The conflict in Ukraine is reaching a critical moment.
Russia counterattacks in its economic war with the West.
Russia is bluffing about its success in the war – but so is Ukraine.

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