Finally Navalny’s body was handed over to his mother

The body of Russian opposition leader and staunch critic of President Vladimir Putin Alexei Navalny has finally been handed over to his mother, his spokeswoman Kira Yarmish said.

Navalny’s close aide Kira Yarmish Xe (formerly of Twitter) said in a post that Alexei Navalny’s body has been handed over to his mother Ludmila. Thanks to everyone who agreed with our demands. Al-Jazeera news


However, it has not yet been decided where Navalny’s funeral will be held. He also said that it is not clear whether the Russian authorities will make any trouble.

Earlier, Navalny’s mother, Ludmila, said that the Russian authorities were pushing for a “secret” burial. Navalny’s mother, Ludmila Navalnaya, said in a statement on video that he was taken to a morgue. He signed the death certificate there.