Police detain more than 100 people at protests in support of Navalny - protest monitor

by Reuters
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 13:16 GMT

MOSCOW, April 21 (Reuters) - Police detained 102 people at protests across Russia in support of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Wednesday, the OVD-Info protest monitoring group said.

The arrests came on the same day that President Vladimir Putin delivered a state-of-the-nation address in which he warned the West not to cross Russia's "red lines", saying Moscow would respond swiftly and harshly to any provocations and those responsible would regret it.

(Reporting by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber; Writing by Alexander Marrow; editing by John Stonestreet)

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