Spouse Of Putin’s Critic Wows Oscar Viewers After Documentary On Him Wins

Wife Of Putin's Critic Wows Oscar Audience After Documentary On Him Wins

“Navalny,” a movie that examines the poisoning of jailed Russian dissident Alexei Navalny, on Sunday gained the Oscar for greatest documentary characteristic.

Canadian director Daniel Roher’s film appears to be like on the political rise of Navalny, probably the most distinguished opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin, his poisoning with the nerve agent Novichok on a visit to Siberia in 2020 and the next probe.

“There’s one one that could not be with us right here tonight — Alexei Navalny, the chief of the Russian opposition, who stays in solitary confinement for what he calls — I need to be certain that we get his phrases precisely proper –Vladimir Putin’s unjust warfare of aggression in Ukraine, ” Roher informed the viewers as he accepted the golden statuette.

The 46-year-old Navalny, who has been held for the previous two years at a maximum-security jail outdoors Moscow after an embezzlement conviction, has accused Putin of being behind the poisoning assault.

“My husband is in jail only for telling the reality. My husband is in jail only for defending democracy,” Yulia Navalnaya mentioned.

The movie, which premiered on the Sundance movie competition in January 2022, gained a BAFTA final month.

It bested “All That Breathes,” “All of the Magnificence and the Bloodshed,” “Fireplace of Love” and “A Home Made from Splinters.”

(This story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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