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Russian opposition leader Navalny detained at Moscow rally: spokeswoman

June 12, 2019

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was on Wednesday detained during an unsanctioned march through central Moscow against the alleged impunity and corruption of law enforcement agencies, his spokeswoman said.

“Alexei Navalny has just been detained,” Kira Yarmysh said on Twitter.

Dispatches from AFP concerning freedom of information, censorship and news coverage in regions where independent media is under threat.