In London last month there was a glittering red-carpet awards ceremony at the BAFTAs to celebrate the best in film and television. The gong for best documentary went to “Navalny” — a film that details the aftermath of the 2020 poison attack on Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny.
At the heart of the documentary is the investigation into who was behind his poisoning with the military-grade nerve agent Novichok, a probe led by members of Navalny’s anti-corruption team and Christo Grozev, Bellingcat’s lead Russia investigator.
Grozev, notably, did not attend the London ceremony as he posed a “security risk.” The producer of “Navalny,” Odessa Rae, revealed while receiving the award that Grozev’s life is “under threat by the Russian government and Vladimir Putin.”
Grozev was recently forced to relocate from his home in the Austrian capital, Vienna, after he was warned his life could be in jeopardy there as well. Speaking about the BAFTA ceremony, he …