Navalny is the latest victim of the Russian deep state’s merciless treatment of dissidents

Alexei Navalny

I still vividly recall the time I lived in a rundown part of Hollywood. I was renting a tiny studio apartment on Sycamore Avenue, just off Hollywood Boulevard, having moved there with the intention of establishing a career as a screenwriter. This was twenty years ago now and every night the area would come alive with a cocktail of…