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'They are taking me somewhere,' Russian opposition leader Navalny tweets as police arrests him

Reuters , Thursday 22 Feb 2018
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File Photo: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny leaves the European court of Human Rights after a hearing regarding his case against Russia at the court in Strasbourg, France, January 24, 2018. (Photo: Reuters)
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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said on Thursday he had been detained by police.

Navalny said on Twitter that he was detained by police as he was leaving the dentist. "They are taking me somewhere," he said.

Navalny's tweet came not long after his campaign chief, Leonid Volkov, also said on Twitter that he had been detained by police at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport.

 

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