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dbt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-21-11 05:56 AM
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Russian protest blogger Alexei Navalny leaves jail
Source: BBC

Alexei Navalny, a key figure in the rallies after Russia's disputed parliamentary elections, has left jail in Moscow promising new protests.

After serving 15 days for obstructing police, the anti-corruption blogger was freed in the early hours.

A few hours later, the first parliamentary session since the election began in the State Duma.

Police say 25 people were arrested as they staged a rally outside the building, Russian media report.

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