The World Fellows
Alexey Navalny | Russia | 2010
Founder, Minority Shareholders Association
Navalny spearheads legal challenges on behalf of minority shareholders in large Russian companies, including Gazprom, Bank VTB, Sberbank, Rosneft, Transneft, and Surgutneftegaz, through the Union of Minority Shareholders. He has successfully forced companies to disclose more information to their shareholders and has sued individual managers at several major corporations for allegedly corrupt practices. Navalny is also co-founder of the Democratic Alternative movement and was vice-chairman of the Moscow branch of the political party YABLOKO. In 2010, he launched RosPil, a public project funded by unprecedented fundraising in Russia. In 2011, Navalny started RosYama, which combats fraud in the road construction sector.
Time 100: The 100 most influential people in the world, Time, April 18, 2012
A Putin nemesis gains ground, CNN - Fortune, March 26, 2012
The Man Vladimir Putin Fears Most, Wall Street Journal, March 3, 2012
Russian Spring: 'iPads have replaced rifles,' says blogger (Video), MSNBC, February 29, 2012
Ghosts of Gadhafi are Haunting Putin (Video), PBS, February 29, 2012
Alexei Navalny: Scourge of Russia's Elite, BBC News, February 12, 2012
Navalny Released from Jail, Looks to Uncertain Future, Yale Daily News, December 22, 2011
Confronting Corruption in the Developing World, The Politic, December 20, 2011
World Fellow Awaits Release as Russian Protests Continue, Yale Daily News, December 17, 2011
Man Credited With Galvanizing Russians to Protest is Yale World Fellow, WNPR, December 12, 2011
In Russia, Words Then Deeds, The Washington Post, December 12, 2011
Rally Defying Putin's Party Draws Tens of Thousands, The New York Times, December 10, 2011
Rousing Russia With a Phrase, The New York Times, December 9, 2011
Intrepid Blogger Putin's Worst Nightmare, The Globe and Mail, December 8, 2011
All the Wrong Moves: Putin Plots His Strategy Against the Protesters, TIMES World, December 9, 2011
Kremlin Cracks Down, Arrests Prominent Critic, NPR: All Things Considered, December 8, 2011
Putin's Big Mistake? The New Yorker, December 6, 2011
The Only Electable Russian is Alexei Navalny, The Moscow Times, November 30, 2011
The NavalnyLeaks Smear Campaign, The Moscow Times, November 7, 2011
Navalny says it's theatre, but personal, The Moscow Times, September 27, 2011
Officials in Russian tax fraud case stashed millions offshore, The Washington Post, April 18, 2011
Net Impact: One Man's Cyber Crusade Against Russian Corruption, The New Yorker, April 4, 2011
Russian Site Aims to Expose State Corruption, The New York Times, March 27, 2011
Foreigners Fight Putin's Asia Oil Pipe, Bloomberg Businessweek, January 19, 2011
World Fellow faces investigationYale Daily News, January 19, 2011.
Extreme World Corruption, BBC World TV, December 9, 2010.
After months of inaction, Russia opens inquiry into Mercedes bribery case, The Washington Post, November 12, 2010.
Blogger Navalny Tries to Prove that Fighting Regime is Fun, Global Voices, October 27, 2010.