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Alexei Navalny, the oppositional face in Russia, was arrested after arriving in Russia from Berlin. He was arrested on the charge of not reporting to the authorities about his travel. he was supposed to inform the police about his movement. Navalny called this arrest "blatantly illegal" as the authorities were aware of his treatment in Berlin. last year, Navalny was exposed to the Novichok, which is a nerve breakdown agent.
People protesting in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk are shouting the slogans "Freedom" and "Putin is a thief". There are many protests ongoing in different cities. Police have detained 519 people. Protests in Moscow are to take place. Many close associates of Navalny have been arrested. In Moscow, Police have reportedly been facing difficulties in putting the oppositional leaders in jail.