Alexei Navalny

Russian police detain Putin critic Navalny ahead of Moscow protest

Russian police detained opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Monday as he tried to leave his home ahead of a planned anti-Kremlin protest in Moscow, his wife said, but she called for the demonstration to go ahead all the same, according to

Russia protests: Detained opposition leader Navalny demands PM be questioned

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says the court should be summoning PM Dmitry Medvedev for questioning, reports with reference to the BBC. Thousands had protested and hundreds were arrested across the country following Mr Navalny's allegations of corruption against the prime

Russia protests: Opposition leader Navalny arrested

Thousands of people have joined rallies nationwide, calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev over corruption allegations, reports with reference to the BBC. Most of the marches were illegal, organised without official permission. Police have been deployed in large numbers,