Statement on the death of Alexei Navalny

The ECR Group expresses its deepest condolences to the family of Russian democratic opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, at this time.

“Our deepest condolences are with the family of Alexei Navalny and the democratic opposition in Russia at this time. It is only by defeating Russia in Ukraine that any meaningful change and redemption for the Federation’s innocent victims can come to pass.” said ECR Co-Chairman Prof Ryszard Legutko.

ECR Co-Chairman Nicola Procaccini said “We are deeply saddened by the death of Sakharov Prize laureate Alexei Navalny and we express our heartfelt condolences to his family and fellow campaigners. His struggle is a reminder to the entire international community. His fight will not be forgotten.”

ECR Foreign Affairs Coordinator Anna Fotyga said “Putin is a war criminal and a murderer. The death of Alexei Navalny only proves that nobody should have any doubts what to expect from KGB operatives. The only way to bring any change in Russia is defeating it in Ukraine & ensuring justice for all the victims of Putin’s regime.”

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