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Law enforcement officers detains an opposition supporter during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Law enforcement officers detains an opposition supporter during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Law enforcement officers detains an opposition supporter during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Police officers detain an opposition supporter during a rally in Vladivostok. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev

Police officers detain an opposition supporter during a rally in Vladivostok. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev

Police officers detain an opposition supporter during a rally in Vladivostok. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev
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Police officers detain anti-corruption campaigner and opposition figure Alexei Navalny during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Police officers detain anti-corruption campaigner and opposition figure Alexei Navalny during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Police officers detain anti-corruption campaigner and opposition figure Alexei Navalny during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Police officers detain an opposition supporter during a rally in Vladivostok. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev

Police officers detain an opposition supporter during a rally in Vladivostok. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev

Police officers detain an opposition supporter during a rally in Vladivostok. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev
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A law enforcement officer climbs on a lamp pole to detain opposition supporters during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A law enforcement officer climbs on a lamp pole to detain opposition supporters during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A law enforcement officer climbs on a lamp pole to detain opposition supporters during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Opposition supporters move a car to block the road to prevent the van transporting detained anti-corruption campaigner and opposition figure Alexei Navalny during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Opposition supporters move a car to block the road to prevent the van transporting detained anti-corruption campaigner and opposition figure Alexei Navalny during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Opposition supporters move a car to block the road to prevent the van transporting detained anti-corruption campaigner and opposition figure Alexei Navalny during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Law enforcement officers detain an opposition supporter during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Law enforcement officers detain an opposition supporter during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Law enforcement officers detain an opposition supporter during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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An opposition supporter gestures as he blocks a police van transporting detained anti-corruption campaigner and opposition figure Alexei Navalny during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

An opposition supporter gestures as he blocks a police van transporting detained anti-corruption campaigner and opposition figure Alexei Navalny during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

An opposition supporter gestures as he blocks a police van transporting detained anti-corruption campaigner and opposition figure Alexei Navalny during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Law enforcement officers line up along a street as they block a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Law enforcement officers line up along a street as they block a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Law enforcement officers line up along a street as they block a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Law enforcement officers detain an opposition supporter during a rally in Moscow. 


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Law enforcement officers detain an opposition supporter during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Law enforcement officers detain an opposition supporter during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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A law enforcement officer detains an opposition supporter during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A law enforcement officer detains an opposition supporter during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A law enforcement officer detains an opposition supporter during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Law enforcement officers detain an opposition supporter during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Law enforcement officers detain an opposition supporter during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Law enforcement officers detain an opposition supporter during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Opposition supporters hold posters and a cutout figure depicting Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev during a rally in front of a monument of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin in Vladivostok. The poster on the right reads: Pathetic. Cowardly. Thief. 


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Opposition supporters hold posters and a cutout figure depicting Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev during a rally in front of a monument of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin in Vladivostok. The poster on the right reads: Pathetic. Cowardly. Thief....more

Opposition supporters hold posters and a cutout figure depicting Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev during a rally in front of a monument of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin in Vladivostok. The poster on the right reads: Pathetic. Cowardly. Thief. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev
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An opposition supporter (C) blocks a police van transporting detained anti-corruption campaigner and opposition figure Alexei Navalny during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

An opposition supporter (C) blocks a police van transporting detained anti-corruption campaigner and opposition figure Alexei Navalny during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

An opposition supporter (C) blocks a police van transporting detained anti-corruption campaigner and opposition figure Alexei Navalny during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Law enforcement officers detain an opposition supporter during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Law enforcement officers detain an opposition supporter during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Law enforcement officers detain an opposition supporter during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Opposition supporters attend a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Opposition supporters attend a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Opposition supporters attend a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Anti-corruption campaigner and opposition figure Alexei Navalny waves as he sits inside a police van after after being detained during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Anti-corruption campaigner and opposition figure Alexei Navalny waves as he sits inside a police van after after being detained during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Anti-corruption campaigner and opposition figure Alexei Navalny waves as he sits inside a police van after after being detained during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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A woman argues with law enforcement officers as they block a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A woman argues with law enforcement officers as they block a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A woman argues with law enforcement officers as they block a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Law enforcement officers scuffles with opposition supporters blocking a van transporting detained anti-corruption campaigner and opposition figure Alexei Navalny during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Law enforcement officers scuffles with opposition supporters blocking a van transporting detained anti-corruption campaigner and opposition figure Alexei Navalny during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Law enforcement officers scuffles with opposition supporters blocking a van transporting detained anti-corruption campaigner and opposition figure Alexei Navalny during a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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A opposition supporter holds a cutout figure depicting Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev during a rally in front of a monument of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin in Vladivostok. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev

A opposition supporter holds a cutout figure depicting Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev during a rally in front of a monument of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin in Vladivostok. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev

A opposition supporter holds a cutout figure depicting Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev during a rally in front of a monument of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin in Vladivostok. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev
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