Outspoken Russian opposition politician Vladimir Kara-Murza was arrested outside his home on Monday, his lawyer Vadim Prokhorov said.
Late Monday, Prokhov said Kara-Murza would spend the night in police custody. He is accused of not following orders from a police officer, military officer or an officer of the federal security forces. The offense carries a penalty of 15 days in prison.
Kara-Murza has been one of the most prominent critics of President Vladimir Putin and opposed the war in Ukraine.
Former journalist Kara-Murza was hospitalized with symptoms of poisoning in 2015 and 2017. In the first case, Kara-Murza nearly died of kidney failure. The second time, he fell into a medical coma, and his wife and doctors confirmed that he was poisoned.
Kara-Murza believes the FSB security services are behind it, as they are accused of in another toxic attack against the Russian opposition.
Kara-Murza worked closely with Putin critic and former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov, who was assassinated in Moscow in 2015.
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