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Alexei Navalny faces court in Moscow, Russian police arrest more than 100 protesters – ABC News

Russian police detain people that gathered near a court in Moscow that is hearing the case against Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.

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Russian police have detained people as they gathered near a court in Moscow that is hearing a case against Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.
Key points:

  • Mr Navalny could be sentenced to more than three years’ jail for breaching his probation conditions
  • He argued it was impossible for him to abide by them as he was in Germany after being poisoned by a nerve agent
  • Mr Navalny’s arrest has sparked weeks of protests across Russia

Police were deployed near the court in large numbers and cordoned off nearby…

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