M.G. Quibria, a former senior adviser at the Asian Development Bank Institute, is Professor of International Development at Morgan State University and Distinguished Fellow at the Policy Research Institute, Bangladesh.
Danny Quah is Li Ka Shing Professor of Economics at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. He is the author of The Global Economy's Shifting Centre of Gravity.
The Russian opposition leader faced a dilemma that all dissenters in authoritarian states must grapple with: live in exile and fade into obscurity, or confront an oppressive regime and risk imprisonment and torture. Navalny’s choice – and the price he paid for making it – will inspire dissidents for generations to come.
highlights the crucial role of political martyrs in inspiring resistance to oppressive regimes.