Russian police arrest 4000 protesters at Navalny protests

(STL.News) Russian police have arrested and detained over 4,000 people across seventy cities during protests across the country, including Alexei Navalny‘s wife Yulia.

Those arrested were demonstrating against the arrest of Putin critic, Alexei Navalny, who asked Russians to protest his detainment.  A vast police presence has also been stationed outside the prison where Navalny is being held, with a “ring of steel” in place around central Moscow.

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