Navalny Aftershocks

Nadin Brzezinski
7 min readFeb 22, 2024

As the days passed, Russians tried laying flowers and other forms of peaceful resistance. They are also getting arrested in the hundreds. It is a signal the state is sending. They are not even letting them blow off steam in a peaceful fashion.

This makes it very clear that the Russian state can’t allow the most basic of rights of expression. This is an authoritarian space that continues to close. This killing was a signal to any opposition to the country.

If I said I was surprised, I would be lying. But in reality, it is where we are. So, some other interesting…

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Nadin Brzezinski

Historian by training. Former day to day reporter. Sometimes a geek who enjoys a good miniatures game. You can find me at CounterSocial, Mastodon and rarely FB