Rights group Amnesty International denounced what it said was the police use of ‘excessive force’. Photo: Reuters Rights group Amnesty International denounced what it said was the police use of ‘excessive force’. Photo: Reuters
Rights group Amnesty International denounced what it said was the police use of ‘excessive force’. Photo: Reuters
Russia

Russian police arrest 1,400 in Moscow opposition crackdown

  • Detentions came around a protest to demand that opposition members be allowed to run in a local election
  • Authorities had declared it illegal and sought to block participation

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Rights group Amnesty International denounced what it said was the police use of ‘excessive force’. Photo: Reuters Rights group Amnesty International denounced what it said was the police use of ‘excessive force’. Photo: Reuters
Rights group Amnesty International denounced what it said was the police use of ‘excessive force’. Photo: Reuters
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