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Russian opposition leader Navalny detained in Moscow - spokeswoman

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Russian opposition leader Navalny detained in Moscow - spokeswoman
FILE PHOTO: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny attends a protest over the government's decision to increase the retirement age in Moscow, Russia, July 29, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin/File Photo   -   Copyright  SERGEI KARPUKHIN(Reuters)
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been detained in Moscow, his spokeswoman Kira Yarmysh wrote on Twitter on Saturday.

Yarmysh said Navalny had been taken to a local police station and that the reason for his detention was unclear.

(Reporting by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber; Editing by Alison Williams)

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