Posts tagged as Leonid Volkov

Lithuania Refuses Russia’s Demand to Arrest Navalny Ally

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Lithuania has rejected orders issued Wednesday from a Moscow court calling for the arrest of Leonid Volkov, an exiled ally of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny. The court orders, sent via Interpol, charge Volkov with encouraging minors to participate in unauthorized rallies, which potentially carries jail term of up to three years in Russia. “Using international tools for politically motivated prosecution is a wrong practice,” said Lithuanian interior minister Agne…