Russian police detain hundreds at Moscow opposition protest

//Russian police detain hundreds at Moscow opposition protest

Russian police detain hundreds at Moscow opposition protest

Police detained hundreds of protesters in Moscow on Saturday as Russian opposition supporters took to the streets in defiance of a formidable security presence, in fresh protests calling for fair elections in the capital next month.The unauthorised march, which comes after stark warnings from Russian authorities and a crackdown on Kremlin critics, was billed as a “stroll” along Moscow’s leafy boulevards as anger grows over the refusal of officials to let popular opposition candidates run in…

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