Tag: Leonid Volkov

Navalny and Volkov detained again

by Sarah Hurst Alexei Navalny was detained today on his way out of a dentist’s surgery. “My tooth hurt, I went to the dentist’s. I came out of the dentist’s – hello, second operative division, you’re detained. They’re taking me somewhere,” he tweeted. Earlier in the day the […]

Leonid Volkov released – and arrested

by Sarah Hurst Unexpectedly, Alexei Navalny’s campaign chief Leonid Volkov was released from prison this morning, a few days into his 20-day sentence. Volkov was sentenced along with Navalny for “calling for unauthorised rallies” and had announced a hunger strike. There was speculation on social media that the […]