Vladimir Kara-Murza, a Russian journalist and outspoken critic of the Kremlin, was arrested on Monday in Moscow on charges of failing to obey police orders, his lawyer told the independent Russian news outlet Sota Vision.

He faces up to 15 days in jail or a small fine, the Guardian reported. It is unclear whether Kara-Murza's arrest is linked to his vocal opposition to the invasion of Ukraine, but his detainment comes at a time when the Kremlin is increasing arrests of journalists and anti-war activists

Kara-Murza has previously said he was poisoned on two separate occasions for his critiques of Putin, once which almost killed him due to acute kidney failure and the second left him in a medically induced coma for several days. 

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