Russian riot police patrol in downtown Moscow on February 7 to prevent possible protests in support of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. Photo: AFP Russian riot police patrol in downtown Moscow on February 7 to prevent possible protests in support of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. Photo: AFP
Russian riot police patrol in downtown Moscow on February 7 to prevent possible protests in support of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. Photo: AFP
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Navalny protests: crackdown in Russia intensifies with ‘10,000 arrests’

  • Thousands detained within the past month while protesting the arrest of poisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny
  • Activists and human rights advocates express alarm over new laws limiting civic expression

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Russian riot police patrol in downtown Moscow on February 7 to prevent possible protests in support of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. Photo: AFP Russian riot police patrol in downtown Moscow on February 7 to prevent possible protests in support of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. Photo: AFP
Russian riot police patrol in downtown Moscow on February 7 to prevent possible protests in support of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. Photo: AFP
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