Watch stay as tons of collect close to cemetery the place Alexei Navalny buried | EUROtoday

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Watch stay as tons of of individuals collect on the aspect of a major street a few kilometre from the Borisovskoye Cemetery, the place Russian opposition determine Alexei Navalny was buried on Friday 1 March.

The cemetery is now closed for the day, so individuals who weren’t capable of entry it are leaving flowers, candles and messages on mounds of snow close by.

Navalny’s spouse, Yulia Navalnaya, stated forward of the funeral that she didn’t know if it could be peaceable or if police would arrest those that got here to say goodbye.

A heavy police presence was reported at each the Borisovskoye Cemetery and a church in Moscow the place the farewell service was held.

Thousands of mourners bravely defied the heavy riot police presence to pay tribute to Navalny.

As his coffin was faraway from the hearse and brought contained in the church earlier on Friday, the gang ready exterior broke into respectful applause and likewise chanted his title.