Ludmila Alekseeva on the public reaction to the sentencing of Aleksei Navalny: "This has never happened before"

posted 21 Jul 2013, 07:27 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 21 Jul 2013, 07:31 ]
“In our country for the first time after the reading of a verdict, people took to the streets not just in Moscow and St. Petersburg, but in many other cities. This is the first time in our history. This has never happened before.”

- Ludmila Alekseeva, commenting on the reaction to the sentencing and subsequent release on bail of Aleksei Navalny, quoted in: "Leading Russian rights activist says Navalny’s release on bail heralds a new era", Euronews, 19 July 2013