Protesters against Russian President-elect Vladimir Putin have clashed with police in the capital Moscow, ahead of Mr Putin's inauguration on Monday for a third term. The protest was peaceful until a small group of demonstrators tried to break through the lines of riot police.Reports say opposition activists Alexei Navalny, Sergei Udaltsov and Boris Nemtsov have all been detained.
Demonstrators on the anti-Putin march in Moscow. Photograph: Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters Opposition leaders summoned by authorities just hours before first big demonstration since president's inauguration.Tens of thousands of Russians ... Read Post
Riot police in Russia have detained four opposition leaders, preventing them from taking part in a banned rally against President Vladimir Putin.The demonstrations in the capital Moscow marked the first anniversary of anti-Putin pro... Read Post