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(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 30, 2018 Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny speaks during an opposition rally in central Moscow to demand internet freedom in Russia. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained outside his home on August 25, 2018 for reasons that were not immediately clear, his spokeswoman said on Twitter. "Navalny was detained two hours ago outside his home. He is now in the (Moscow) Danilovsky police station. They did not say why he is being detained. They took his phone away," Kira Yarmysh tweeted. / AFP PHOTO / Alexander NEMENOV

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