An unlikely challenger to Putin brings a rare show of defiance, creating a dilemma for the Kremlin

February 13, 2024


Boris Nadezhdin has become a dilemma for the Kremlin as he seeks to run in the March 17 presidential election. The stocky, bespectacled 60-year-old local legislator and academic has struck a chord with the public, openly calling for a halt to the conflict in Ukraine, the end of mobilizing Russian men for the military, and starting a dialogue with the West. “The collection of signatures has gone unexpectedly well for us,” Nadezhdin told The Associated Press in an interview Wednesday in Moscow.

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