Kremlin Critic Sent To Penal Colony: Head Of Russian Prisons.

Kremlin Critic Sent To Penal Colony: Head Of Russian Prisons

Russia opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested in January when he returned to Russia. (File)

Moscow, Russia:

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has been transferred to a penal colony where he is to serve more than two years, the head of Russia's prison service told news agencies Friday.

"He has been transferred to where he is supposed to be under the court ruling," state news agency RIA Novosti quoted Alexander Kalashnikov, the head of the Federal Prison Service, as saying.

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