Navalny’s death did not come as direct order from Putin: Report

U.S. intelligence agencies determined Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s death was not the result of a direct order from President Vladimir Putin, according to a report.

Sources familiar with the postmortem investigation told the Wall Street Journal that Putin did not issue an order for Navalny to be killed when he died and that the circumstances surrounding Nalvany’s death remain a mystery.

The Russian government reported no Feb. 16 that Navalny died in a penal colony near the Arctic Circle after he fainted mid-stroll. That came after the opposition leader had a brief meeting with his lawyer after not being able to reach him for three weeks. In that span, Navalny missed a virtual court date, and letters sent to him were not delivered.

While Navalny was Putin’s strongest opponent, the timing of his death came
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