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Navalny’s wife detained at Moscow protest

Yulia Navalnaya, the wife of jailed Russian dissident Alexei Navalny, has been detained at a protest in Moscow demanding her husband's release.

Yulia Navalnaya, the wife of jailed Russian dissident Alexei Navalny, has been detained at a protest in Moscow demanding her husband’s release.

Navalnaya posted a picture of herself in a dark space on Instagram with the caption: “Sorry for the poor quality. The light in the police van is very poor.”

A previous picture on her feed showed her attending the Moscow protest. Navalny‘s team had also posted a picture of his mother at the unauthorized event.

Police officers have detained several demonstrators in the Russian capital, according to a dpa reporter at the scene. Navalny‘s closest collaborator, lawyer Lyubov Sobol, was also detained.

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