Russian police detain Kremlin critic Navalny at passport control

Alexei Navalny.
Alexei Navalny.
Image: REUTERS/ File photo

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was detained by Russian police at passport control late on Sunday after flying back to Russia from Germany for the first time since being poisoned last summer, a Reuters witness said.

Russia's FSIN prison authority confirmed that officers had detained the prominent critic of President Vladimir Putin, the Interfax news agency reported.  


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