Navalny 2022 Culture A groundbreaking documentary thriller about Russian opposition leader and anti-corruption activist, Alexei Navalny. In August 2020, a plane traveling to Moscow made an emergency landing. One of its passengers, Alexei Navalny, was deathly ill. Evacuated to Berlin, German authorities confirmed that he had been poisoned with Novichok, a nerve agent implicated in attacks on other opponents of the Russian government. President Vladimir Putin immediately cast doubt on the findings and denied any involvement. Recovering in Berlin, he makes shocking discoveries about his assassination attempt and bravely decides to return home--whatever the consequences.