FOUNDER OF ANTI-CORRUPTION FOUNDATION, CHAIRMAN OF PROGRESS PARTY.
Alexey Navalny — professional lawyer, public figure, popular blogger, creator and head of anti-corruption projects RosPil, RosYama and RosZhKH. In 2013 he ran for mayor of Moscow and took 2nd place. According to the independent polling center Levada, 46% of Russians see Navalny’s legal prosecution to be caused by his anti-corruption campaigning.
«To fight corruption you need two main things — political competition and independent media. There are almost no independent media in Russia. Therefore, we need to try to create political competition».