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More than 2,000 arrested as protesters across Russia demand Navalny's release

2 monthes ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Around 2,100 people have been arrested after protests erupted in more than 60 Russian cities to demand the release of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, the Kremlin's most prominent foe.
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Alexei Navalny: More Than 1,000 Protesters Detained In Russia As Temperatures Drop Below -50C

Alexei Navalny: More Than 1,000 Protesters Detained In Russia As Temperatures Drop Below -50C

2 monthes ago   |   By Huffington Post

More than 1,000 people have been detained at widespread protests across Russia demanding he release of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. According to OVD-Info, a Moscow -based group monitoring politically-motivated arrests, 1,090 people were detained by police on Saturday as some 40,000 protesters headed onto the streets of the Russian capital, with other demonstrations taking place across the country. Police in Siberia's Yakutsk, one of the coldest cities in the world where the temperature was -52C on Saturday, grabbed a protester by his arms and legs and dragged him into a van, video...
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