A woman in Rome walks by a poster depicting Alexei Navalny behind bars with a dove freeing him from detention. Photo: EPA-EFE A woman in Rome walks by a poster depicting Alexei Navalny behind bars with a dove freeing him from detention. Photo: EPA-EFE
A woman in Rome walks by a poster depicting Alexei Navalny behind bars with a dove freeing him from detention. Photo: EPA-EFE
Russia

Japan joins calls for Russia to release Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, protesters

  • Navalny, a prominent critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was detained on January 17 soon after he arrived in Moscow from Germany
  • Tokyo’s statement came days after the US and EU expressed concerns over the crackdown on Navalny and his supporters

Topic |   Russia
A woman in Rome walks by a poster depicting Alexei Navalny behind bars with a dove freeing him from detention. Photo: EPA-EFE A woman in Rome walks by a poster depicting Alexei Navalny behind bars with a dove freeing him from detention. Photo: EPA-EFE
A woman in Rome walks by a poster depicting Alexei Navalny behind bars with a dove freeing him from detention. Photo: EPA-EFE
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