Tribute to Alexei Navalny
February 16, 2024
Navalny was murdered by Putin today. He was so much more than a “critic” of his country’s leader – that implies he just disagreed. He had collected and published evidence of Putin’s corruption, and while he could have left the country and remained relatively safe, he voluntarily returned to Russia, knowing he would be arrested. […]

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7 Comments

  1. Isabelle

    Your tribute is beautiful and very moving.

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  2. Pat Finnerty

    Thank you for publishing this. You are so right – his bravery and speaking out for the truth is so rare these days. He truly put others above self. Thank you the beautiful tribute, both in your art and words.

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    • sandy@sandyallnock.com

      He knew what would happen to him when he went back to Russia and went anyway. I’m not that brave….I wish more of us were.

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  3. Janet Buol

    Thank you. I didn’t see this mentioned anywhere else. How sad.

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    • sandy@sandyallnock.com

      Thank you. I now fear for his wife as she’s vowed to continue his work…..it’s time for things to change there. 🙁

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  4. Elayne Catey

    Life isn’t always beautiful. I wish he could know what a hero he is.

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    • sandy@sandyallnock.com

      I think he knew. He realized his people needed hope, and he was the only one willing to stand in front of power and speak truth. It’s time to pray for his wife now, as she promises to do the same.

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