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Russian lawyer and blogger Alexei Navalny speaks during an interview with Reuters

RUSSIA-NAVALNY/ REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Santa's newest neighbor: Navalny's Arctic transfer aims to ice out opposition

They found him! After three weeks without a word from Alexei Navalny, Russia’s most prominent opposition leader has confirmed he isn’t dead, he’s just been transferred to a remote Arctic Circle penal colony. With his customary black humor, Navalny reported that, owing to his new digs, he is the “New Santa Claus.”
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