Navalny Due To Fly Back To Russia With Threat Of Arrest Looming



Russian opposition figure Aleksei Navalny is due to fly back to Russia on January 17 from Germany despite Russian authorities' stated desire to arrest him and potentially jail him for years. Navalny is expected to fly to Moscow from Berlin, where he has received months of medical treatment for a poisoning that he has blamed on Russian authorities. The outspoken Kremlin critic announced on January 13 that he would return to Russia despite having received a notice that the country's Federal Penitentiary Service (FSIN) would seek his arrest. His return sets the stage for a potentially...

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