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Moscow clashes at anti-Putin protests

2 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

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.
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