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  • Russia: Police detains more than 800 people in protests

    Moscow: Police in Russia detained at least 839 people in nationwide protests against a proposed government pension overhaul, a Russian independent monitoring group said. Protesters gathered in cities across the country on Sunday to rally against a government proposal to raise the country’s retirement age, CNN reported. The protests were organised by supporters of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is under administrative arrest for organising an unsanctioned rally in the capital in