Kyiv: Russian oppositionist Alexey Navalny was nominated for Nobel Peace Prize, professor at Rutgers University Sergey Erofeev stated via his official Facebook page.
According to him, decision was initiated by ,,number of professors from recognized universities which are engaged in Russia’’.
Moreover, Erofeev emphasized that any professor from relevant field can apply for nomination.
,,A number of professors of recognized universities engaged in Russia have nominated him (Navalny – ed.) for the Nobel Peace Prize. The nomination process was started by scientists, but it does not mean that statesmen or representatives of international organizations will not appear’’, he wrote.
At present, about 300 people are nominated for Nobel Prize including current U.S. president Donald Trump.