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Moscow (Reuters) - Two relatives of Alexei Navalny were arrested on Wednesday announced their lawyers while a manifestation of support against the opponent Russian is scheduled during the day at the same time as Vladimir Putin's speech in front of Parliament.
Lioubov Sobol, one of the figures of the YouTube chain of Alexei Navalny, and Kira Iarmych, the spokesman for the Russian opponent, both have been detained in Moscow.
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© Shamil Zhumatov / Archives Reuters Alexei Navalny in February 2020. The Russian opponent Alexei Navalny, who purges a sentence of two and a half years in prison, Dealed "stupid and illegal" the fact that the Qur'an, which it wants to study, be controlled for extremism.
Alexei Navalny, 44 years old, purged a two and a half years of prison to which he was sentenced to his return to Russia at the beginning of the year. It has been transferred Monday into a penitentiary unit after having started a hunger strike on March 31 by accusing the prison authorities where he had been detained since the end of February to refuse to treat him correctly for strong back pain and Legs.
Supports of the main detractor of President Vladimir Putin called for manifesting this Wednesday in the street so that Alexi Navalny receives appropriate treatment.
His team stated that demonstrations would be held in more than 100 municipalities, including Moscow Square where Vladmir Putin will deliver his speech from 9:00 GMT.
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The Russian government has already warned that it considered this manifestation as illegal. The previous protest movements had been expressed by the police and resulted in the arrest of thousands of people.
According to the Specialized NGO OVD-Info, at least ten activists were arrested in several Russian regions upstream of Wednesday's event. The police searched partists from Alexei Navalny in St. Petersburg, Krasnoyarsk and Ekaterinburg. The apartment of a journalist was also searched in St. Petersburg.
"As usual, they think that by insulating the" leaders "there will be no protest," said Leonid Volkov, a close to Alexei Navalny. "But it will not work."
on Twitter, another partner of Alexei Navalny, Rouslan Chaveddinov, wrote: "Currently, throughout Russia, they hold presumed protesters. It's repression. This can not be accepted. We must fight against this obscurantism."
The Open Russia opposition group indicated that eight people had been arrested in the city of Magadan, in the far east of the country.
The Russian President, who takes care of never pronounced the name of Alexei Navalny, said his dicors in front of the two Chambers of Parliament would focus on projects aimed at stimulating economic growth, which has been affected by Western penalties. , the fall in oil prices and the pandemic due to the new coronavirus.
Vladimir Putin should also evoke the deterioration of relations between Russia and the West, on the basis including conflict in eastern Ukraine, accusations of interference in the US elections and acts of computer hacking.
(French version Claude Chendjoupar)
The Russian opponent Alexei Navalny interrupts his hunger strike after 24 days .
© Copyright 2021, the obs Alexei Navalny ceases his hunger strike started 24 days to denounce his conditions of detention , he announced this Friday, April 23 in a message published on Instagram. "I do not withdraw my request to see the doctor that it takes, I lose the sensitivity of parts of my hands and my legs [...] Given this evolution and these circumstances, I start to end my strike. Hunger, "he wrote.