Thu, 04 Mar 2021

MOSCOW -- Russian opposition politician Aleksei Navalny arrived in Moscow from Germany, where he was being treated after being poisoned, and was promptly detained by law enforcement authorities at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport.

A live broadcast of his arrival showed police taking the 44-year-old Kremlin critic away on January 17 at the passport control booth.

His lawyer, who was travelling with him, was not allowed to accompany him. His wife, Yulia Navalnaya, who was also on the flight, was allowed to pass through passport control.

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