Vladimir Putin’s opponent Alexei Navalny was arrested upon his return to Russia
Moscow.- The leader of the Russian opposition Alexei Navalny Police arrested him today at the passport office of Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow, according to live photos carried by various digital media.
The activist’s spokeswoman, Kira Yarmash, confirmed in a tweet on Twitter, the arrest Navy.
Several policemen asked the opponent to accompany them, and after that Navy He requested that his lawyer accompany him, and the request was rejected.
The politician said goodbye to his wife Yulia, who returned with her to Moscow from Germany, where he recovered nearly five months from the poisoning he suffered in August.
“I can tell you that I am completely happy to be back and it is my best day in the past five months,” the opposition leader told the press shortly before his arrest.
He reiterated his thanks to Germany, especially to the doctors and nurses who treated him while he was recovering from the poisoning, for which he held Russian President Vladimir Putin direct responsibility.
“This is my house. Everyone asks me if I am scared. I am not afraid. I go to passport control in complete peace,” he said.
Federal Prison Service (SFP) from RussiaHe confirmed his arrest, who had issued a search and arrest warrant against the opposition politician.
SFP accuses A. Navy Failure to comply with the terms of a suspended 3.5-year prison sentence that were issued against him in 2014 and requested from justice to order him to prison.
And the opposition Socialist Party stressed in a statement that “he will be detained until the court’s decision.”
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