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A bright light on Russian justice

As his popularity has dipped โ€“ especially with a rapid rise in food prices โ€“ Russian President Vladimir Putin has resorted to a tactic common for todayโ€™s autocrats: arbitrary arrests of opponents. Last month, for example, more than 100,000 people attended peaceful rallies against the arrest of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. Over 11,000 were arrested. … Read more