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Protests in Russia demanding release of opposition leader

Staff Correspondent
Protests in Russia
Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny maskosaha on Friday to demand the release of more than three thousand protesters arrested in various cities in the country to go down the street, police said.

Navalny is known as a fierce critic of incumbent President Putin. At least 15,000 people protested in Moscow's Pushkin Square on Saturday. Demonstrators clashed with police.

In addition, people protested in many other cities in Russia. The temperature in many cities was minus 50 degrees Celsius. Proponents of his case have been working to make the actual transcript of this statement available online. This shows how much Alexei Navalny has influenced Russia's political and cultural arena.

Navalny's wife, Yulia, was also detained on Saturday.

The protesters have been detained in Moscow, where nabhanalike the large-scale arrests, police began to move towards it.

Navalny's anti-corruption stance has made him very popular.

Alexei Navalny was arrested on Sunday, January 17 after landing in Russia.

The anti-Russian leader had the idea that he could be arrested if he returned to the country. As a result, he took many journalists of international media with him on his flight. His supporters also showed up at the airport to greet him. All this did not save the end. Moscow police diverted his plane to another airport and detained him.

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