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Russian court puts Navalny's brother under house arrest until March 23 - Metro US

Russian court puts Navalny’s brother under house arrest until March 23

Oleg Navalny, brother of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, attends a court hearing in Moscow

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian court has ordered that the brother of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny be held under house arrest until March 23 for breaching COVID-19 restrictions, it said on Friday.

Oleg Navalny was detained on Wednesday when police raided Moscow offices of Navalny’s group and several other properties linked to him.

(Reporting by Maria Tsvetkova; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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