Navalny supporters flash their mobile phone lights near Red Square in Moscow on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Navalny supporters flash their mobile phone lights near Red Square in Moscow on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Russia

Russians hold pro-Alexei Navalny torchlight protests despite arrest threat

  • The Kremlin critic’s allies asked supporters to gather outside their homes with candles and mobile phone flashlights on Valentine’s Day
  • Street rallies have been called off temporarily after police detained thousands of people at protests over the past few weeks

Navalny supporters flash their mobile phone lights near Red Square in Moscow on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Navalny supporters flash their mobile phone lights near Red Square in Moscow on Sunday. Photo: AFP
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