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Alexey Navalny detained on return to Moscow five months after being poisoned Updated: 2021-01-18 04:06:42 KST

Russian opposition leader, Alexey Navalny, has arrived in Russia from Berlinwhere he had spent five months recovering from nerve agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin.
But he was detained by Russian authorities upon landing.
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Mokyeon, Navalny President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent and determined fwas arrested at a Moscow airport on Sunday.
Navalny's detention was widely expected as he was placed on the country's federal wanted list during his convalescence abroad for violating terms of probation related to a years-old fraud case.
However, Navalny dismissed the case as politically motivated.
Prior to his arrest, he had told reporters that he is not afraid, and believed he could return home as all the criminal cases against him are fabricated.
According to Russia's prison service, he is to be held in custody until a court rules on his case.
No date for a court appearance has been announced.
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