Police detain Kremlin critic Navalny at Moscow airport

Russian police have detained Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny at a Moscow airport shortly after he landed on a flight from Berlin, an AFP journalist at the scene says.

Navalny’s spokeswoman Kira Yarmysh confirms that he has been detained, saying on Twitter: “Alexei was taken away by police officers at the border. With no explanation given.”