Police detained more than 4,300 people on Sunday at Russia-wide protests against President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. Al Jazeera quotes the OVD-Info protest monitoring group as saying it had documented the detention of at least 4,366 people in 56 different cities, while Russia’s interior ministry said that police had detained around 3,500 people, including 1,700 in Moscow, 750 in St Petersburg, and 1,061 in other cities. According to OVD the arrests on Sunday brought the total number of people held in anti-war protests since the invasion began on February 24 to more than 10,000.
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