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MOSCOW — Hundreds of mourners have gathered outdoors the church the place opposition chief Alexei Navalny, President Vladimir Putin’s most formidable critic, is because of be celebrated in Moscow forward of his burial amid busloads of riot police and safety vans. Rights teams warned mourners of doable arrests and interference. Navalny died all of a sudden on the age of 47 within the Polar Wolf jail colony in northern Russia — a demise that his widow, Yulia Navalnaya, and different supporters have described as “murder,” however which investigators reported as on account of “natural causes.”