YUlia Navalnaya, wife of Russian opponent Alexei Navalny, guaranteed this Friday that the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, and “everyone around him” will be “held responsible for everything they did” to the country and his family.

“I don’t know whether or not to believe this terrible news that we only receive from Russian government sources”he said during a speech at the Munich Security Conference, cited by Sky News, adding that “we have not been able to trust Putin and Putin’s government for many years”, because “they are always lying”.

“But If this is true, I want Putin and everyone around him to know that they will be held accountable for everything what they did to our country, to my family. And that day will come very soon”he assured.

And he added: “I want to appeal to the international community and all people to unite and defeat this evil.”

According to Sky News, Yulia Navalnaya’s speech was followed by applause and a standing ovation.

On the social network X (formerly Twitter), the Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs, João Gomes Cravinho, described the moment as “deeply moving”.

“Profoundly moving moment at the Munich Security Conference, listening to Yulia Navalnaya demanding that Putin be held accountable,” he noted.

Alexei Navalny died today, aged 47, in a penal colony in the Arctic where he was serving a 19-year prison sentence, according to Russia’s prison services.

“On February 16, 2024, in penitentiary center No. 3, prisoner Navalny AA felt unwell after a walk,” the Federal Prison Service (FSIN) said in a statement cited by the Russian agency TASS.

“The causes of death are being investigated,” added the FSIN.

Navalny’s supporters have not yet confirmed the news and announced that the dissident’s lawyer was traveling to the region where the penal colony is located.

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