In the statement made by the British Ministry of Foreign Affairs, it was expressed that there was deep concern about the detention of the protesters.
Britain called on Russia to release those detained in the demonstrations held to demand the release of the arrested Russian opponent Alexei Navalny.
In a written statement from the British Foreign Ministry, it was reported that there was deep concern about the detention of “peaceful” protesters and the situation was closely monitored.
“We urge the Russian government to respect and abide by its international commitments to human rights and to release citizens detained during peaceful demonstrations,” the statement said. statement was included.
Navalny’s arrest is protested in Russia
Thousands of people in Russia organized a demonstration demanding the release of the arrested Russian opponent Alexei Navalny.
Many people were detained in demonstrations across the country, where the police occasionally harshly intervened against the demonstrators.
Navalny, who took the plane from Tomsk, Russia to Moscow on 20 August 2020, got sick during the flight, and the plane landed in Omsk. It was alleged that Navalny, who was hospitalized in Omsk, was poisoned by a substance mixed with his tea.
Navalnıy was transferred from Omsk to the Charite Hospital in Berlin on a private plane on 22 August 2020. Navalny, 44, was detained at the Moscow airport on 17 January as soon as he returned from Germany, where he was receiving treatment.
A hearing was held yesterday at the court established at the police headquarters in Moscow’s Khimki district on the grounds that Navalny “violated the probation period repeatedly since December 29, 2020”.
The Himkinskiy Regional Court delegation ordered that Navalny, who is opposed to the Kremlin, be detained for 30 days until February 15.