European Countries Summon Russian Diplomats Over Navalny’s Death

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A host of European Union governments Monday summoned Russian diplomats following the prison death of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

Germany, Lithuania, Spain, Sweden and the Netherlands were among those saying Monday they have had summoned diplomats from Russian embassies. London had done the same Friday evening.

Navalny’s death in a remote prison in the Arctic, where the 47-year-old was serving a 19-year sentence after surviving a poisoning incident in 2020 that he accused the Kremlin of committing, was announced Friday.

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