Gremlins in the Kremlin - Russian Politics Thread

So, while I’m not from Russia, I will say the recent news surrounding Navalny has felt different than the usual cycle of, 'Hey, I’m against Putin. Oops, I’m poisoned." Him going to jail is worrying, but it seems like Russia has bucked a bit from it’s usual hardline stance from public outrage.

Here’s a couple of videos that summarize what’s going on pretty well:

Russia is a major player in global politics, so the idea that this could possibly lead to widespread revolt or change is incredible to watch.