17 January 2021

Alexei Navalny detained upon returning to Russia after treatment for poisoning


Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained upon landing in Moscow on Sunday after recovering from a poisoning that left him in a coma.Kira Yarmysh, a spokeswoman for Navalny, announced on Twitter he was detained by police officers at the border without explanation upon arriving at Sheremetyevo airport.Advertisement"The lawyer was not allowed to go with him and they are going to be kept under arrest pending trial," she said.Speaking to journalists after landing [...]