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Russian Opposition Leader Placed Under House Arrest

A Russian court has placed opposition leader Alexei Navalny under house arrest for at least two months. Investigators on Wednesday asked the court to put Navalny under house arrest, arguing that he had violated travel restrictions during a criminal investigation against him. Navalny was already serving a seven-day sentence after being detained Monday with hundreds of other demonstrators at an unauthorized protest rally in Moscow. Last year, a Russian appeals court suspended his...

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