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1/23, 8:09 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Borrell condemns Navalny protests detentions

European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell condemned on Saturday the detentions of participants in the protests against the arrest of Russian opposition politician Alexey Navalny.

"Following unfolding events in Russia with concern. I deplore widespread detentions, disproportionate use of force, cutting down internet and phone connections," he tweeted.

Over 3,400 people have been detained during the protests so far, including Navalny's wife Yulia.

Breaking the News / JR