In Russia, the brother of imprisoned dissident Alexie Navalny, Oleg Navalny, his lawyer Lubov Sobol and his personal doctor Anastasiya Vasilyeva were detained.
Ivan Jdanov, the Director of the Anti-Corruption Foundation, which was included in the list of “foreign agent” by the Russian Ministry of Justice, said on Twitter that the police detained the detained Navalny’s brother Oleg Navalny, his lawyer Sobol and his personal doctor, Anastasiya Vasilyeva, the Union Manager of the Union of Doctors, for 48 hours. stated.
Russian police searched Navalny’s apartments in the capital city of Moscow and the office of the Anti-Corruption Foundation, which he founded, on the grounds that “sanitary and epidemiological rules were violated”.
A demonstration was held for the release of Navalny
In Russia, an unauthorized demonstration, attended by tens of thousands of people to release the arrested Russian opposition Alexei Navalny, was held on 23 January.
It was stated that more than 3 thousand people were detained in demonstrations throughout the country.
Kremlin Spokesperson Dmitriy Peskov argued that demonstrations in support of Navalny were “illegal and unacceptable”.
Navalny also announced that the demonstrations would be held again on January 31st.