Thousands of protesters are demanding the release of Alexei Navalny, the country's top opposition figure.
Police have arrested hundreds of pro-Navalny supporters attending the nationwide protests.
Navalny was detained on 17 January after he flew back to Moscow from Germany.
Amnesty Internaional has revoked its 'prisoner of conscience' status previously given to Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. It relates to past comments he's made that the NGO say qualify as advocacy of hate. Adam Reed reports.
European Union foreign ministers agreed on Monday to impose sanctions on four senior Russian officials close to President Vladimir Putin in response to the jailing of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. Flora Bradley-Watson reports.
Police detained top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Sunday when he flew back to Russia months after barely surviving a poisoning attack, prompting a new wave of... IndiaTimes Also reported by •Zee News