More than 1,700 people were detained by police at rallies in support of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny in dozens of cities across Russia, an independent monitor reported Thursday.
A protester wearing a face mask takes part in a demonstration in support of Navalny outside the Russian Embassy in London, Britain, April 21, 2021.
A woman holds a poster saying "Against Putin. Against fascism. Freedom to Navalny" during an opposition rally in Moscow, Russia, April 21, 2021.