Alexei Navalny

Alexei Navalny: Thousands of supporters gathered to bid final farewell to Navalny

Moscow. Despite the Kremlin’s warning, thousands of supporters attended the funeral of Alexei Navalny on Friday. They were raising slogans of Navalny-Navalny. Some were shouting, you are not scared, we are not either. The officers responsible for the death will not be spared. During this time, strict security arrangements were made around. He is buried at the Borisovsky Cemetery in Moscow.

Mother and father attended the last journey

His mother Lyudmila and father Anatoly attended the last journey. His wife and children did not attend as he was away from Russia. Many people among the crowd were holding bunches of flowers in their hands. Many were raising slogans against President Vladimir Putin. Navalny’s supporters were broadcasting the last journey live. The local media gave it very little coverage.

Tony Yulin accused Putin

Attendees included Western diplomats including US Ambassador Lynn Tracy, presidential candidates Boris Nadezhdin and Yekaterina Duntsova. His wife Yulina accused Putin and Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin of trying to prevent a public funeral.

Many people were taken into custody

Meanwhile, CNN has said that a man who attended Alexei Navalny’s funeral on Friday has been arrested. Also, 22 other people were taken into custody before attending the funeral.


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