Veteran liberal politician Boris Nemtsov is arrested
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Moscow riot police make arrests

Russian protesters defying a ban on unapproved rallies have been facing off with supporters of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Moscow city centre.

Protesters chanted slogans against the ruling party as the Putin loyalists beat drums and chanted "Putin, Russia".

Riot police arrested a number of protesters, including veteran liberal politician Boris Nemtsov.

  • 06 Dec 2011
  • From the section Europe
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