Stock Groups

Russia puts jailed Kremlin critic Navalny’s brother on wanted list -Breaking

[ad_1]

© Reuters. FILEPHOTO: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, (L) takes selfies with his brother Oleg during a rally to remember politician Boris Nemtsov who was assassinated on February 24, 2015. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov//File Photo

MOSCOW, Reuters – Russia put Alexei Navalny’s brother on a wanted listing. According to interior ministry records, he is facing a summons from a court that could turn a suspended sentence against the Kremlin critic into a prison term.

Oleg Navalny’s whereabouts remain unknown. Last year, Oleg was under house arrest from January to April. A one-year suspension sentence was issued for Oleg’s violation of safety regulations in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic.

These charges were brought against him after he participated in a Moscow protest against Alexei’s arrest.

According to his lawyer, Oleg Navalny’s Federal Penitentiary Service is going to petition a Moscow court to send him to prison for not complying with safety regulations.

Following three-and-a half years of imprisonment for embezzlement charges, the 38 year-old was freed in 2018

Alexei Navalny, who was sentenced to a suspended sentence because of parole violations in that case, was sentencing. He claims that the charges against him were politically motivated.

Anti-corruption campaigner, prominent critic of President Vladimir Putin in the past decade. He survived being poisoned with nerve agents in 2020. Last year his political network was declared “extremist”.

Disclaimer: Fusion MediaThis website does not provide accurate and current data. CFDs are stocks, indexes or futures. The prices of Forex and CFDs are not supplied by exchanges. They are instead provided by market makers. As such, the prices might not reflect market values and could be incorrect. Fusion Media does not accept any liability for trade losses you may incur due to the use of these data.

Fusion MediaFusion Media or any other person involved in the website will not be held responsible for any loss or damage resulting from reliance on this information, including charts, buy/sell signals, and data. You should be aware of all the potential risks and expenses associated with trading in the financial market. It is among the most dangerous investment types.

[ad_2]