Police Detain Navalny Livestream Videographer in Moscow

Police detained protesters near the Sukharevskaya Metro station in Moscow on Sunday morning, January 31, as people gathered for a rally in support of detained opposition activist Alexei Navalny.

Among those detained was a videographer who was livestreaming events on YouTube for Navalny’s Moscow office. The videographer streamed live as he was placed in the back of a police van.

AFP reported just after 1pm local time in Moscow that more than 500 people had been detained by police across Russia. Credit: Navalny’s Headquarters in Moscow via Storyful