Fukuyama vs. Navalny: Fighting fear in Russia


Last week, Warsaw hosted the fourth Boris Nemtsov Forum, welcoming dozens of prominent experts, journalists, and activists to discuss “fighting fear in Russia and beyond,” Meduza reports. On October 9, the conference featured a lecture by Stanford University Professor Francis Fukuyama, a board member of the National Endowment for Democracy, followed by a discussion with Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny.

Meduza (above) looks at the highlights of this exchange, which addressed liberalism, populism, environmentalism, authoritarianism, Internet regulations, Russia’s potential unification with Belarus, the rise of China, and more.

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