Russian opposition leader arrested amid wave of anti-corruption protests

Author: HOWARD AMOS and JIM HEINTZ | APSun, 2017-03-26ID: 1490533591200032300MOSCOW: Thousands of people crowded into Moscow’s Pushkin Square on Sunday for an unsanctioned protest against the Russian government, part of a wave of demonstrations taking place throughout the country.Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is leading the opposition to President Vladimir Putin, was arrested while walking from a nearby subway station to the demonstration, according to Associated Press journalists at the scene.Main category: World

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