Russia police arrest opposition leader amid protests | Elections 2017 News | Al Jazeera

Russia police arrest opposition leader amid protests

A video posted on his Twitter account on Sunday showed several policemen wrestling him to the ground before dragging him into a police bus, surrounded by a crowd of supporters and journalists.

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    Russian police have arrested opposition leader Alexei Navalny in the capital, Moscow, after he joined nationwide protests he organised demanding fair presidential elections.

    A video posted on his Twitter account on Sunday showed several policemen wrestling him to the ground before dragging him into a police bus, surrounded by a crowd of supporters and journalists.

    Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Moscow.


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