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Putin’s ‘murder’ of Alexei Navalny sees Garry Kasparov slam Western leaders | World | News

Putin’s ‘murder’ of Alexei Navalny sees Garry Kasparov slam Western leaders | World | News

[ad_1] The reported death of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has sparked swift condemnation from world leaders and opposition figures, who wasted no time in placing blame on President Vladimir Putin and his government. But despite their outrage, Western leaders have been accused of treating Navalny’s situation as a mere bargaining chip in negotiations with Russian President Vladimir Putin. In a note sent to Express.co.uk, Garry Kasparov, Vice President of the World Liberty Congress launched a scathing attack. He said: “Putin tried and failed to murder Navalny quickly and secretly with poison, and now he has murdered him slowly and publicly in prison. He was killed for exposing Putin and his mafia as the crooks and thieves they are.” Kasparov’s criticism extended beyond Putin, directing anger towards Western politicians who, in his view, failed to take meaningful action. He added: “My rage and eternal scorn toward the Western politicians who treated Navalny’s poisoning and jailing as just another negotiating point with Putin, as they did the murder of another friend, Boris Nemtsov. Big talk, no …