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Russian government transfer to stymie Navalny protests

Russian government transfer to stymie Navalny protests

Politics
Via Daria Litvinova | Related Press MOSCOW — Government in Russia have taken elaborate measures to curb protests towards the jailing of opposition chief Alexei Navalny, deliberate by way of his supporters for Saturday in additional than 60 Russian towns. Navalny’s pals in Moscow and different areas were detained within the lead-up to the rallies. Opposition supporters and impartial newshounds were approached by way of law enforcement officials with professional warnings towards protesting. Universities and faculties in numerous Russian areas have recommended scholars to not attend rallies, with some pronouncing they could also be topic to disciplinary motion, together with expulsion. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov mentioned Friday that “it is just herbal that there are warnings … in ...