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Russian police crack down on protestors after Navalny’s death

# Police in Russia have cracked down on people who gathered to mark the death of opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Human rights group claim at least 100 people have been arrested. In Moscow and St Petersburg, officers ripped away placards from protesters and dragged others away from makeshift memorials to Navalny. The chief critic of president Vladimir Putin, who had campaigned against official corruption and led major anti-Kremlin protests, was confirmed dead by prison authorities yesterday.