Russian opposition leader and activists held before Putin inauguration

Russian opposition leader and activists held before Putin inaugurationBy Andrew Osborn and Katya Golubkova MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and around 1,600 anti-Kremlin activists were detained by police on Saturday during street protests against Vladimir Putin ahead of his inauguration for a fourth term as president. Navalny had called for demonstrations in more than 90 towns and cities across Russia against what he says is Putin’s autocratic, tsar-like rule. “They said that this city belongs to Putin.



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