Opposition leader Navalny's funeral will take place on Friday in Moscow. Alexeï Navalny, whose death in detention was announced on February 16, will be buried on Friday.

Since the handing over of the opponent's body to his mother on Saturday February 24, the team of the former number one detractor of the Kremlin had been looking for a place for a "public farewell" The Russian president, who is due to speak to the Federal Assembly on Thursday for his annual address to the Nation, has still not reacted.