Russian authorities 'give Navalny's mother ultimatum'

Updated February 24 2024 - 4:10am, first published 4:08am
Alexei Navalny's mother Lyudmila has asked authorities to hand over his body to be buried. (AP PHOTO)
Alexei Navalny's mother Lyudmila has asked authorities to hand over his body to be buried. (AP PHOTO)

A spokeswoman for the late Alexei Navalny says Russian authorities have told his mother he will be buried in the penal colony where he died unless she agrees within three hours to lay him to rest without a public funeral.

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