In 2008, he bought land in Moscow’s suburbs near the Peredelkino Writer’s Colony, valued at 400 million rubles ($68 million), for a white brick home where “maybe his army of Twitter gopniki work,” the opposition leader said, using a pejorative term to describe Russia’s lower-classes.

Navalny also castigated Solovyov’s “hypocrisy” in extolling Putin in the past, while slamming the presidential administration today.

“He changes his shoes in mid-air,” Navalny quipped.

Russian media-observers are expecting Solovyov to respond to Navalny’s investigation in his popular talk show on Sunday.