Opposition leader summoned for questioning over alleged assault at rally last month
Alexei Navalny, the Russian opposition figurehead, has been summoned for questioning by investigators over allegations that he hit a police officer during a protest rally.
Navalny, a 41-year-old anti-corruption lawyer, said on Twitter that police officers delivered the summons to his apartment in southern Moscow at 7.30am on Monday. He said he was accused of assaulting the officer while being detained at a protest near Red Square on 28 January.
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