Police detain wife of jailed Kremlin critic Navalny at Moscow protest

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police detained Yulia Navalnaya, the wife of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, at an unauthorised protest in Moscow on Sunday, Navalny's allies said on social media. OVD-Info, a monitoring group, said that more than 300 people had already been detained at the Moscow rally.

Reuters February 02, 2021 00:11:18 IST
Police detain wife of jailed Kremlin critic Navalny at Moscow protest

Police detain wife of jailed Kremlin critic Navalny at Moscow protest

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police detained Yulia Navalnaya, the wife of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, at an unauthorised protest in Moscow on Sunday, Navalny's allies said on social media.

OVD-Info, a monitoring group, said that more than 300 people had already been detained at the Moscow rally.

Navalnaya was also detained at a similar protest in support of her husband last week.

(Reporting by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber; Editing by Katya Golubkova)

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