Top Navalny ally Volkov says 'very clear' attack on him was ordered by Kremlin

Top Navalny ally Volkov says 'very clear' attack on him was ordered by Kremlin

FRANCE 24 spoke to Leonid Volkov, former chief of staff to the late Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. On March 12, Volkov was assaulted in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius, where he has lived in exile since 2019. “I was attacked by someone with a hammer in the dark in front of my house,” Volkov said, explaining that he was left with a badly injured leg and broken hand. “It’s very clear for me that [the attack] has been an order from [the] Kremlin”, he added, saying that “every evidence that I have shows this”. The Russian dissident also explained that he receives online threats “pretty much daily”.

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