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RFE/RL's Russian Service Live-Blogs From Moscow Protests Over Navalny Verdict

Our Russian Service has video cameras in central Moscow, where police are closing off potential gathering sites near the Kremlin and telling Russians angry over the guilty verdict against opposition leader Aleksei Navalny to disperse. Reports suggested there were around 100 arrests in connection with the Moscow events.

(Concluded around midnight Moscow time.)

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    Glenn Kates

    Glenn Kates is the former managing editor for digital at Current Time, the Russian-language network run by RFE/RL in cooperation with VOA. He now reports for RFE/RL as a freelancer. 

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