A volunteer of Alexei Navalny's office in Krasnodar. Photo: the Alexei Navalny's office on its page on VKontakte

09 July 2017, 04:40

In Krasnodar, police seize newspapers from a volunteer of Alexei Navalny's office

In Krasnodar, the police detained a volunteer in the course of a campaign action in support of Alexei Navalny. The activist spent several hours at a police station and then was released. Meanwhile, the police seized the rest of newspaper copies which he had with him. This was reported by the Krasnodar office of the opposition politician.

The action in support of Alexei Navalny was held under the name of the "Great Agitation Subbotnik" in various cities of Russia.

"The volunteer was detained near the 'Bulgaria' cinema. By the moment of his detention, he had successfully distributed most of the newspapers and had only 145 copies with him," reports the Alexei Navalny's office on its page in VKontakte.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on July 4, the room of the Alexei Navalny's office was smashed by members of a community who called themselves "Putin's Brigades". The activists of the Alexei Navalny's office filed a complained to the police.

Let us remind you that on April 8, the official opening of the Alexei Navalny's office in Krasnodar was accompanied by pickets in the presence of policemen and Cossacks.

Full text of the article is available on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’.

Source: CK correspondent

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