Police detain wife of jailed Kremlin critic Navalny at Moscow rally

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police detained Yulia Navalnaya, the wife of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Saturday, she wrote on her Instagram from inside a police van. Police have declared the rallies in Moscow and dozens of other cities illegal and have arrested hundreds of people.

Reuters January 24, 2021 00:11:07 IST
Police detain wife of jailed Kremlin critic Navalny at Moscow rally

Police detain wife of jailed Kremlin critic Navalny at Moscow rally

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police detained Yulia Navalnaya, the wife of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Saturday, she wrote on her Instagram from inside a police van.

Police have declared the rallies in Moscow and dozens of other cities illegal and have arrested hundreds of people.

(Reporting by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber and Tatiana Gomova; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Gareth Jones)

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