Widespread arrests & dozens injured | Moscow pro-Navalny protest gets violent

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    Thousands took to the streets of cities across Russia on Saturday as part of demonstrations organized by supporters of jailed opposition activist Alexey Navalny, as rallies in Moscow descended into violence.

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