Putin critic Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days

| Updated: Jun 13, 2017 10:34 IST

Moscow [Russia], June. 13 (ANI): Prominent Russian Opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been jailed for 30 days by a court in Russia, on charges of aiding in organising of mass public protests. The arrest came early on Monday before a nationwide protest against corruption, which ended with hundreds of demonstrators taken into police custody. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="ru" dir="ltr">? ???? ??????! <a href="https://t.co/CkfZXT6EKo">pic.twitter.com/CkfZXT6EKo</a></p>&mdash; Alexey Navalny (@navalny) <a href="https://twitter.com/navalny/status/874211829689585664">June 12, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Navalny was taken away by the police from his home on Monday and his wife wrote on his Twitter account, posting a photo of him getting into a police car. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="ru" dir="ltr">??????. ??? ??? ?????????. ???? ? ??????????. ??????? ????????? ? ???????? ????. ?? ?????? ????????, ??? ????? ?? ????????: ????????.</p>&mdash; Alexey Navalny (@navalny) <a href="https://twitter.com/navalny/status/874210921853448193">June 12, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Navalny had called on his supporters to mark Russia Day with protests against the 'corrupt system of rule' by Russian President Vladimir Putin. (ANI)

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