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Mass raids target Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny | World news | The Guardian

Kremlin critics denounce searches as attempts to intimidate them Russian investigators have raided opposition offices across the country in the latest move to increase pressure on the chief government critic Alexei Navalny and his allies. The raids, which investigators said were linked to suspicions of financial crimes, followed similar mass searches last month and …

Russia protests: Hundreds detained at opposition rallies – BBC News

Anti-corruption demonstrations go ahead despite the detention of opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Hundreds of people have been detained at anti-corruption rallies in Moscow and St Petersburg. Riot police in central Moscow were picking protesters out of the crowd at random, a BBC correspondent at the demonstration has said. Opposition leader …