Russia Protests: Kremlin Critic Navalny Behind Bars, Hundreds Arrested as well

  • According to his spokeswoman, the opposition leader of Russia – Alexey Navalny – was found to have been guilty of consistently asking for protests that were a contravention of laws in Russia and was sentenced to 30 days in detention. This happened after a day that saw protests against corruption across Russia. At the hearing Navalny accused the judge of helping the police frame the causes as to why his arrest was justified. According to Yulia, his wife, he was being detained in his home.

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