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NAfter the demise of imprisoned Russian Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny grew to become recognized final week, US President Joe Biden met his widow and daughter in California. Biden noticed Yulia and Dasha Navalnaya in San Francisco to “express his deepest condolences to both of them in light of their terrible loss,” the White House mentioned on Thursday. The president additionally expressed “his admiration for Navalny’s extraordinary courage and his fight against corruption and for a free and democratic Russia.”

The opposition chief's combat can be stored alive by the individuals in Russia and all over the world “who mourn him and stand up for freedom, democracy and human rights,” emphasised Biden.

After the closed-door assembly, Biden briefly appeared in entrance of the cameras and mentioned: “I had the honor of meeting Alexei Navalny's wife and daughter. He was a man of incredible courage and it is extraordinary to see his wife and daughter emulate him.”

Biden introduced additional “significant” sanctions in opposition to Russia

The White House revealed two images on the net service X, previously Twitter. In one of many photos, Biden hugs the widow. Dasha Navalnaya research at Stanford University in California. On Thursday she revealed a photograph on X that confirmed her along with her mom.

In response to Navalny's demise, Biden introduced additional “significant” sanctions in opposition to Russia on Friday.

The demise of Navalny, who had been imprisoned in Russia for years, grew to become recognized on Friday final week. He died in a penal camp within the Arctic Circle on the age of 47. Navalny's demise induced worldwide consternation. Numerous Western politicians in addition to Navalny's widow blamed the Russian management and President Vladimir Putin for his demise. Moscow rejected the allegations.

After days of ready, Navalny's mom mentioned she was granted entry to his physique on Thursday. She noticed the physique, Lyudmila Navalnaya mentioned in a video revealed by Navalny's group. She accused the Russian authorities of “blackmailing” her to drive a “secret” burial of her son.