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CNN correspondent Matthew Chance on Tuesday was arrested outside of the Russian penal colony where Alexei Navalny has been imprisoned, amid growing concerns over the top Kremlin critic’s health. 

Chance tweeted a photo of himself apparently in police custody at the facility.

At least eight other people were also arrested at the penal colony, located roughly 60 miles from Moscow, as protesters gathered and demanded Navalny receive appropriate medical care, CBS News reported. 

Just been detained by Russian police outside navalny penal colony

— Matthew Chance (@mchancecnn) April 6, 2021

Among the journalists arrested outside the tuberculosis-ridden prison colony where @navalny is being held is @CNN’s Matthew Chance

— Alec Luhn (@ASLuhn) April 6, 2021


Navalny was transferred to a medical unit on Monday for possible respiratory problems and tested for coronavirus, Reuters reported, though the results of the test remain unclear. Earlier in the day, a…

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