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Moscow Office of Russian Opposition Figure Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation Searched - Video

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Russian opposition politican Alexei Navalny  (File) - Sputnik International
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Earlier this year, Alexei Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK) had been included in the foreign agents' list. In October, the Russian Investigative Committee carried out searches of the headquarters of the Anti-Corruption Foundation in 30 regions of Russia.

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. 

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.

​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.

Kira Yarmysh previously wrote that Navalny had been apprehended as a result of the searches.

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