Vladimir Putin, on the back of criticism of Russian police's response to protests in Moscow, says law enforcement is even tougher in the West. Is he right?
Hundreds of people were arrested in Moscow on Saturday as police clamped down on a rally calling for free elections for a second weekend running.
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Euronews' Galina Polonskaya reports from Moscow on the detentions that took place Saturday night during an unauthorised opposition protest.
Euronews correspondent Galina Polonskaya takes us to the heart of a demonstration in Moscow today calling for free elections.
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