Kremlin critic Navalny's spokeswoman jailed for nine days before protest - her Twitter

Reuters | Moscow | Updated: 22-01-2021 16:31 IST | Created: 22-01-2021 16:18 IST
Kremlin critic Navalny's spokeswoman jailed for nine days before protest - her Twitter
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A Russian court jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's spokeswoman for nine days on Friday, meaning she cannot attend an opposition protest planned on Saturday to call for his release, she said on Twitter.

The spokeswoman, Kira Yarmysh, is one of several allies of Navalny who have been detained by police ahead of a planned protest that the Kremlin has said is illegal.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)



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