UK government condemns 30-day detention of Kremlin foe Navalny


FILE PHOTO: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny speaks with journalists upon the arrival at Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow, Russia January 17, 2021. REUTERS/Polina Ivanova

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government on Monday condemned the 30-day pre-trial detention of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny and called for him to be freed.

"The UK Government calls for his immediate and unconditional release," said foreign minister Dominic Raab.

(Reporting by Costas Pitas; editing by Jonathan Oatis)

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