25 Aug 2018 15:42

Navalny's spokesperson reports his detention in Moscow

MOSCOW. Aug 25 (Interfax) - Law enforcement officers have detained opposition activist Alexei Navalny in Moscow on Saturday, his spokesperson Kira Yarmysh said.

"Navalny has been detained outside the lobby of his apartment building two hours ago. He is now in the Danilovsky police department," Yarmysh said on Twitter.

Navalny was not informed of the reasons of his detention, his spokesperson said.

Interfax does not yet have confirmation of this information from other sources.