Navalny’s mother confirms identification of his body

Alexei Navalny’s Mother Speaks Out

Breaking News: Alexei Navalny’s Mother Reveals Disturbing Details

BBC Breaking News image

Alexei Navalny’s mother has said she has been shown his body, but added that the Russian authorities were
pressuring her to allow a “secret” burial.

Details Unveiled

In a video address, Lyudmila Navalnaya said she had been brought to a morgue on Wednesday night.

Conflicting Claims

She said she had signed a death certificate. Allies of the former opposition leader said it claimed he died of
natural causes.

Navalny’s widow has said he was killed by Russian authorities.

Pressure and Threats

Lyudmila Navalnaya said the law required authorities to hand over her son’s body, but said she was being
“blackmailed” as they refused to do so.

She alleged authorities were setting conditions for the burial of her son, including the place, time, and manner
of his burial.

Ms Navalnaya also said she was being threatened by the authorities.

Emotional Plea

She was speaking in a video posted to her late son’s YouTube channel, and finished the address by demanding his
body be returned to her.

Continuing Investigation

Navalny died in a prison colony on 16 February.

This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the
page for the fullest version.

Stay Informed

You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App.
You can also follow @BBCBreaking on Twitter to get the latest

Read More of this Story at – 2024-02-22 16:34:28

Read More Latest News

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.