Watch stay: Alexei Navalny’s household and mourners arrive for Putin critic’s funeral in Moscow | EUROtoday

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Watch stay because the household of Alexei Navalny joins mourners for the Vladimir Putin critic’s funeral in Moscow right this moment (Friday 1 March).

Navalny will probably be buried in Moscow on Friday. The service will probably be held at Borisovskoye Cemetery, after a farewell service at a Moscow church.

The opposition chief’s spouse Yulia Navalnaya stated she did not know if the funeral can be peaceable or if police would arrest those that got here to say goodbye.

A heavy police presence was reported at each funeral places on Thursday.

On Tuesday, Navalny’s spokeswoman Kira Yarmysh stated the group was struggling to seek out someplace to carry the ceremony.

Ms Yarmysh stated some funeral houses had claimed they had been absolutely booked, whereas others had refused after they discovered who the occasion was for.

Alexei Navalny died instantly in an Arctic jail final month.