Over 1,000 detained at protests in Russia: Monitor

At least 1,000 detained at Russia-wide protests: Monitor

Police detained more than 1,000 people including dozens in Moscow during demonstrations across Russia on Sunday calling for the release of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, a monitor said.

The OVD-Info monitor said that 1,009 people had been detained, including 142 in Moscow where protesters were gathering in various locations after police locked down access to the city centre.