Kathmandu, January. Russian police have detained more than 3,000 people during a nationwide protest in support of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
More than 10,000 people have taken part in the protests despite heavy security forces being deployed. It is the largest protest against President Putin in recent years. Moscow police disperse demonstrators being beaten and dragged royarta views. Navalny, a critic of President Putin, called for protests after his arrest on Sunday.
Mrs. Yulia is also in custody
The protests in the Eastern Khabarovsk Territory police began strictly mood. Also, people have been warned to stay at home. Many of Navalny’s close associates were detained before Saturday’s demonstration. His wife, Yulia, a spokesman, and his lawyer are also involved.
Navalny is one of the most high-profile critics of Russian leader Vladimir Putin. After he was imprisoned, his supporters appeared on social media and called for protests. Protests are estimated in about 60 Russian cities.
Navalny was arrested Sunday. He was returning from Berlin to Moscow when he was arrested. Navalny had returned to Moscow from Berlin after a deadly nerve agent attack in Russia in August last year.
He was taken into custody shortly after arriving in Moscow, where he was found guilty of violating conditions. According to Navalny, the issue was designed to silence him and he called on his supporters to protest. Agency