Heightened security at Moscow airport ahead of Navalny's arrival

Leading Russian dissident Alexei Navalny, who blames the Kremlin for poisoning him in a failed assassination attempt last year, plans to return to Moscow later Sunday after spending five months recovering in Germany. He said he is scheduled to take a flight with Russian airline Pobeda from Berlin, and is scheduled to land at the Russian capital’s Vnukovo airport at 7:20 pm (1620 GMT). Russian authorities have signalled they plan to arrest Navalny, 44, immediately upon return to his home country, accusing him of breaking the terms of a suspended sentence and probation. Security was tightened at…

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