Navalny’s mother: he was healthy and happy when I saw him on Monday

By Thomson Reuters Feb 16, 2024 | 7:26 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The mother of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was quoted by Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta as saying that her son had been “alive, healthy and happy” when she last saw him on Feb 12.

Novaya Gazeta reported that Lyudmila Navalnaya wrote in a Facebook post on Friday: “I don’t want to hear any condolences. We saw him in prison on the (Feb) 12, in a meeting. He was alive, healthy and happy.”

(Writing by Felix Light; Editing by Alison Williams)