Russian police arrest Kremlin critic Navalny at protest

Top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny defied house arrest Tuesday to join a protest in central Moscow but was swiftly detained by police, a live stream on Dozhd television channel showed.

Moscow: Top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny defied house arrest Tuesday to join a protest in central Moscow but was swiftly detained by police, a live stream on Dozhd television channel showed.

Navalny was grabbed by police and bundled into a police bus close to Manezhnaya square, where several hundred protesters gathered to protest a guilty verdict against him and his younger brother Oleg in a controversial fraud trial.

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