Kremlin foe Navalny lands in Moscow after plane diverted

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Reuters staff saw a plane carrying Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny land at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport late on Sunday after being diverted from Vnukovo airport, where hundreds of his supporters had come to meet him.

Reuters January 18, 2021 01:10:41 IST
Kremlin foe Navalny lands in Moscow after plane diverted

Kremlin foe Navalny lands in Moscow after plane diverted

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Reuters staff saw a plane carrying Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny land at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport late on Sunday after being diverted from Vnukovo airport, where hundreds of his supporters had come to meet him.

Police detained several people at Vnukovo airport and cleared a crowd out of the terminal. Supporters chanted "Russia will be free!" and "Navalny! Navalny!".

(Reporting by Polina Ivanova and Maria Vasilyeva; writing by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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