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Hundreds Detained in Moscow Protest of Government Corruption
Protesters denounced corruption amid claims that Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has amassed a collection of mansions, yachts and vineyards.
This handout photo from Alexei Navalny's campaign shows police officers detaining Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny during an unauthorized anti-corruption rally in central Moscow. Navalny called on his supporters to join a demonstration in central Moscow, despite a ban from authorities, calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev over corruption allegations. Demonstrations took place throughout Russia, with dozens of demonstrators having been arrested.
Police officers detain a man during an unauthorized anti-corruption rally in central Moscow. Thousands of Russians demonstrated across the country to protest at corruption, defying bans on rallies which were called by prominent Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.
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