Police in Moscow arrested Alexei Navalny

Police in Moscow arrested Alexei Navalny


Police officers detain Alexei Navalny

Photo: Maxim Shemetov / Reuters

Police on Tverskaya street have detained the head of the Fund of struggle against corruption Alexei Navalny

Alexei Navalny detained at the intersection of Tverskaya street with Mamonovsky pereulok. About this on twitter said the activist FBK Roman Rubanov.

As reported by RBC, the crowd tried to stop the bus, which placed the Bulk, to leave Tver. People began to shake him. As a result, the Riot police had to surround the bus so he could go.

On the road before the bus rolled the car, and then there was a spontaneous clashes of protesters with the police. According to witnesses, Riot police used batons.

As a result, police removed the car, and the bus left.

Navalny himself in his twitter urged not to discourage it.

Navalny arrived at the anti-corruption action around 14:00 and almost immediately was arrested.