Russian court rejects opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s appeal against his arrest

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    A Russian court on Thursday rejected opposition leader Alexei #Navalny’s #appeal against his arrest while authorities detained several of his allies and issued warnings to social media companies after tens of thousands swarmed the streets in over 100 Russian cities last weekend demanding his release. FRANCE 24’s Theo Merz tells us more.

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