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Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Detained Upon Jail Release

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According to Reuters, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained on Monday over allegations of staging illegal protests.

His supporters said that Navalnyโ€™s arrest came moments after he walked free from jail at the end of an previous incarceration.

The Kremlinโ€™s plan to raise the retirement age has seen thousands of Russians take to the streets in recent weeks and shaved around 15 percentage points off President Vladimir Putinโ€™s popularity rating.

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Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Detained Upon Jail Release

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