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Police detain brother of jailed Kremlin critic Navalny after raid

Law enforcement officers stand outside an apartment of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in Moscow, Russia January 27, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police on Wednesday detained the brother of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny after searching the opposition politician’s apartment in Moscow, his team said.

His detention follows police raids at the Moscow offices of Navalny’s group and several other properties linked to him.

Reporting by Anton Zverev; Writing by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber; Editing by Kevin Liffey

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