Scientists Working Group member Gregory Koblentz co-authored an op-ed in The Hill about the need to hold Russia accountable for its most recent chemical weapons attack against Alexei Navalny.
To uphold long-standing international norms and laws against the use of chemical weapons, Washington and its allies should impose meaningful sanctions on Moscow.
Russia has repeatedly used poisoning as a method of silencing prominent dissident voices or “traitors” of the state. Navalny, who was barred from a presidential run against Vladimir Putin, alleged in 2019 that he was poisoned while imprisoned for participating in a protest. Read more