Police detain wife of jailed Navalny at Moscow protest

Police detain wife of jailed Kremlin critic Navalny at Moscow protest

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

Opposition leader Alexei Navalny's wife Yulia Navalnaya (C) is seen surrounded by people as she leaves Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport upon the arrival from Berlin on January 17, 2021.

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.

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