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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny briefly arrested

Alexei Navalny has been targeted again in a raid on his anti-corruption center. It comes after one of his allies was forcibly sent to a remote outpost in the arctic.

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In a post on his official social media channels, Navalny thanked "good people" in Russia and around the world for their support.
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