Russian prison service promises to arrest Navalny if returned

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Moscow | The Russian Prison Service (FSIN) said on Thursday it intended to arrest the opponent Alexei Navalny if he returns to Russia as he plans to do on Sunday, accusing him of having violated the conditions of a suspended prison sentence aimed at him.

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“The federal service of Russian prisons is obliged to take all the necessary measures to arrest the offender Alexeï Navalny, pending a court decision to replace his suspended sentence with a firm (prison) sentence,” said find out the FSIN in a press release.

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