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Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny released after anti-Vladimir Putin rally

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was detained during a weekend protest on the eve of Vladimir Putin's inauguration for a fourth term, has been released and faces a court hearing next week, his lawyer said Sunday.

Protesters arrested in Russia for opposing Putin’s inauguration

Hundreds of protesters angered by the impending inauguration of Vladimir Putin to a new term as president of Russia demonstrated throughout the country on Saturday but were eventually arrested by the police.

Russian protesters rally on Vladimir Putin’s birthday

More than 1,000 supporters of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny rallied in rainy Moscow on President Vladimir Putin's 65th birthday, calling for the Russian strongman to retire.

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Police arrest cattle rustlers, recover 32 cows, 26 sheep in Niger

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