Navalny was detained

Alex Natalypretty: the Head of Navalny’s campaign staff came to the police and was arrested

Opposition politician Alexei Navalny arrested in front of their house. About it on Friday, 29 September, wrote in his Twitter.

Other social networks, in Instagram, he posted a video of the arrest and explained that it happened at a time when he was going to go to Nizhny Novgorod to take part in the rally.

Video: navalny / Instagram

The politician also noted that the police are taking him to the police station Danilovskoe.

The detention of the opposition commented in the Main Department of internal Affairs across Moscow. According to them, Navalny was taken to the police station “for repeated calls to participate in uncoordinated public event,” reports RIA Novosti.

Earlier, on September 27 main administration of MIA for Nizhny Novgorod region urged citizens to refrain from participating in an inconsistent rally that will be held in Nizhny Novgorod on September 29. The event was organized by the headquarters of Navalny, the politician had intended to take part in it. Organisers of the rally, the interior Ministry warned of liability as prescribed by law.