17 January 2021

Russia’s Navalny detained upon return to Moscow Related news


MOSCOW  Russian opposition politician Alexey Navalny, who got treatment in Germany after alleged poisoning, was arrested in the capital Moscow upon his return. Navalny and his wife Yulia Navalnaya were originally scheduled to land at Moscow’s Vnukovo airport but the plane they were on board was diverted to Sheremetyevo airport. In a statement, Russia’s Federal Prison Service said Navalny was detained “for repeated violations of the probation period” since Dec. 29, 2020, and will be produced [...]