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Police crackdown on anti-Putin protesters
Russian riot police detain several opposition leaders to stop them from taking part in a Moscow rally.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2012 07:22 GMT
Moscow detains top opposition leaders
Police detain three prominent political activists for protesting against alleged torture of fellow opposition figure.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2012 19:20 GMT
Thousands rally against Putin in Moscow
Opposition supporters call for greater freedom and equality in demonstration against Russian president's rule.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2012 16:08 GMT
Russia releases anti-Kremlin blogger
Opposition figurehead Alexei Navalny cheered by supporters after spending 15 days in police custody over protests.
Last updated: 21 Dec 2011 09:09 GMT
Arrests in Russia after anti-Putin rally
Activists detained after protests over results of criticised election which kept Putin's United Russia in power.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2011 20:53 GMT
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