X briefly suspends account of Alexei Navalny’s widow

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Yulia Navalnaya’s account on X – previously Twitter – was briefly suspended a day after she used the platform to vow to proceed her husband’s campaigning.

On Monday, she posted a video promising to combat for a “free Russia”, days after Alexei Navalny’s dying in a Russian jail was confirmed.

On Tuesday afternoon her account was briefly not accessible to customers.

It is unclear why her account was suspended then reinstated.

Neither X or proprietor Elon Musk have commented. BBC News has contacted X for remark.

According to X’s tips, accounts might be suspended for posting spam or abuse, or if the safety of an account is in danger.

Ms Navalnaya, who typically stored a low profile all through her late husband’s campaigning, created an account on X on Monday.

In a video message posted the identical day, Ms Navalnaya accused Russian authorities of ready for traces of the lethal nerve agent Novichok to vanish from her husband’s physique earlier than releasing it to his household. The Kremlin mentioned the accusation was unfounded and an investigation into his dying was ongoing.

The emotional video assertion, wherein her voice could possibly be heard to shake with grief and anger, was broadly shared by different customers.

Her account has amassed greater than 100,000 followers because it was created.

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