European Union External Action

Russia: Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the sentencing of Alexei Navalny

Brussels, 03/02/2021 - 16:05, UNIQUE ID: 210203_13
Statements on behalf of the EU

On 2 February, a Moscow court sentenced the Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny to two years and eight months’ imprisonment. The Russian authorities have pursued his sentencing for the alleged violation of his probation while Mr. Navalny was recovering in Germany from an assassination attempt by poisoning suffered in the Russian Federation by a military chemical agent.