Ruslan Shaveddinov Biography
Ruslan Shaveddinov is Aleksey Navalny’s (politician) close associate. He worked as Navalny’s press secretary and led one of the Navalny Live shows online, as well as taking part in the opposition leader’s anti-corruption activities. Amid anti-government street protests, he was jailed along with Navalny. He is the host on the Navalny Live YouTube Channel besides managing tasks. Last year, when Vladimir Putin was re-elected, the opposition leader tried to run for president as he served as a press secretary for Mr. Navalny’s election team.
Ruslan Shavdinov was detained on Monday at his home in Moscow and flew to Novaya Zemlya Island over 2,000 kilometers (1,240 miles).
Ruslan Shaveddinov Age
Ruslan Shaveddinov is 23 years old.
Ruslan Shaveddinov Kidnapped By Army
Ruslan Shaveddinov, a military-kidnapped Russian opposition activist. An officer of the army accuses the worker of being a dodger draft. Russian police stormed Shaveddinov’s house on December 23 and took him for military troops to a military assembly site. He was then transferred to Novaya Zemlya’s northern island.
It seems that Putin personally initiates this scheme to isolate our Ruslan Shaveddinov, says Aleksey Navalny in a tweet.
Mr. Shaveddinov worked at the Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK) of Mr. Navalny as a project manager when he was captured. Shaveddinov was unlawfully stripped of his freedom, according to politicians and anti-corruption activists, and as a result should be considered a political prisoner.
On Monday, a Moscow court rejected Mr. Shaveddinov’s appeal against his legal conscription. He was taken out of his flat that evening and his phone stopped replying to the Russian media story. The FBK announced his disappearance.
According to Mr. Navalny, on Wednesday the missing man was able to borrow a phone and called him to say he was taken to a base of the 33rd Anti-Aircraft Missile Regiment, headquartered in Rogachovo, Novaya Zemlya.
He said he was under constant supervision, including the bathroom, with one person assigned to him. His own phone has been confiscated, Mr. Navalny said, while conscripts are allowed to have phones as long as they are unable to access the internet.
Aleksey Navalny leads the Anti-Corruption Fund and among a number of leading government officials and politicians has exposed large-scale economic crimes.