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Russian police detain opposition leader Navalny at Moscow protest

MOSCOW, March 26 (Reuters) - Russian police detained opposition leader Alexei Navalny in central Moscow on Sunday at a rally which Navalny had called to protest against corruption.

A Reuters reporter saw police detain Navalny on Moscow's Tverskaya Street and put him in a police truck. Hundreds of opposition protesters crowded around the police van and tried to prevent it from taking Navalny away.

(Reporting by Denis Pinchuk; Editing by Alexander Winning)