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RT published this video item, entitled “Navalny supporters among several detained at Moscow airport” – below is their description.
Prominent opposition activists have been arrested at Moscow’s Vnukovo airport where they gathered to greet their leader, Alexei Navalny, who is returning to Russia from Germany after recovering from an alleged poisoning attempt.
Lyubov Sobol and Ruslan Shaveddinov from Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK) were detained at one of the cafes inside the airport, along with activist Konstantin Kotov. The reason for their arrest currently remains undisclosed.
According to various media reports, around a dozen of Navalny’s supporters have so far been apprehended by police at Vnukovo.
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