Putin critic Bill Browder freed after brief arrest in Spain
Financier Bill Browder, a high-profile critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, has been briefly arrested in Spain on a Russian arrest warrant.
After an hour in custody he was released because the warrant was no longer valid, Spanish police said.
Mr Browder earlier tweeted that he had been arrested on a Russian Interpol arrest warrant.
Interpol rejected the claim, saying: "There is not, and never has been, a Red Notice for Mr Bill Browder."
The agency said in a statement: "Mr Browder is not wanted via Interpol channels."
Interpol had previously refused to enforce a... read more
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