Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin reportedly raided the offices of an anti-corruption organization headed by Alexei Navalny.
According to New York Times reporter Ivan Nechepurenko, police raided FBK offices on the day that Navalny was expected to broadcast on YouTube.
Navalny's office in Moscow raided by the police again, on the day when he hosts his weekly Q/A on YouTube. All equi… https://t.co/hbGr0d29qe— Ivan Nechepurenko (@Ivan Nechepurenko)1577354692.0
Tweets from FBK staffers showed Russian police using power tools to cut open the office doors. Navalny was said to be detained by pro-Putin forces.
In Moscow, Russia, security services forced entry into the office of Alexey @Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation… https://t.co/2xy6Dwg7nK— Alex Kokcharov (@Alex Kokcharov)1577353808.0
Твоя дверь, когда ты борешься с коррупцией в России. Помогите восстановить технику, украденную силовиками:… https://t.co/6mnOuusFb5— ФБК (@ФБК)1577365433.0