Working With Vladimir Putin’s №1 Foe

By Michael Willard

It was near midnight when we landed at Moscow Domodedovo airport for a coaching session the next day with a man who — given the history of life expectancy of Kremlin opposition — some considered deadman walking.

His name was, or should I say is, Alexey Navalny. As I write this, he is comatose and in a Berlin hospital, the suspected victim of poisoning while on a trip to Siberia where he organized foes of Putin’s autocratic regime.