The Moscow office of the Anti-Corruption Foundation established by Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny is being searched, the organisation's press-secretary, Kira Yarmysh wrote in a Twitter post.
— Nataliya Vasilyeva (@Nat_Vasilyeva) December 26, 2019
Navalny's lawyer posted a video in which the employees of the organisation are seen barricaded inside the office while the police are attempting to saw the door open.
— Александр Головач (@Golovach_AA) December 26, 2019
Meanwhile, the Federal Bailiff Service confirmed that the searches were authorised within the framework of a criminal case, adding that no one was detained.
Navalny, in his turn, also wrote that no one was detained during the raid, adding that he was forced out of his office.
— Alexey Navalny (@navalny) December 26, 2019
Ретвитни, если эта фотография описывает твоё новогоднее настроение. pic.twitter.com/1eFkMIfseb— Alexey Navalny (@navalny) December 26, 2019
Kira Yarmysh previously wrote that Navalny had been apprehended as a result of the searches.