Russian police officers detain a protester during an unauthorized anti-Putin rally called by opposition leader Alexei Navalny on May 5, 2018 in Moscow, two days ahead of Vladimir Putin’s inauguration for a fourth Kremlin term. Vasily MAXIMOV / AFP
Russian opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, was detained along with more than a thousand of his supporters on Saturday during nationwide rallies against Vladimir Putin as police used force to break up rallies in Moscow and Saint Petersburg.
Riot police beat protesters with truncheons dragged them along the ground and threw them into police vans in Moscow, in an attempt to disperse a …read more
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