"Innovate To Defeat Putin," Urges Late Alexei Navalny’s Wife


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"Innovate To Defeat Putin," Urges Late Alexei Navalny’s Wife Yulia Navalnaya, the wife of late Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny, on February 28 said European politicians must use innovative tactics to defeat Russian President Vladimir Putin.Navalnaya was addressing the European Parliament in Strasbourg 12 days after her husband died suddenly in a Russian penal colony at the age of 47.Greeted with a standing ovation, she urged European politicians and officials to investigate financial flows in the West linked to Putin and his allies.Navalnaya has accused Putin of having her husband killed, an allegation the Kremlin has angrily rejected. She has promised to continue his work, urging Russians to share her rage against Putin, and met Western politicians, including U.S. President Joe Biden last week.Navalny's funeral service and burial will take place in Moscow on Friday (March 1), his spokesperson said, but his allies accused the Kremlin of thwarting their attempts to organise a bigger event a day earlier.Navalnaya said she was not sure whether the funeral service would be peaceful or whether the police would make arrests.