(RNS) — Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is threatening to sue Russian authorities over access to Islam’s holy book.
“I realized that my development as a Christian also requires studying the Quran,” Navalny said in an Instagram post by his team on Tuesday.
Navalny, who has been called “the man Vladimir Putin fears most,” was ordered by a Russian court to serve a two and a half year prison term for violating the terms of his probation in February after a 2014 sentence for embezzlement. Part of those probation violations included a trip to Germany, which Navalny claimed he took to recover from being poisoned, an attempt on his life that he blames on Putin.
The European Court of Human Rights has found his