>> Alexei Navalny has been detained in Moscow. The spokeswoman for the Russian opposition leader took to Twitter on Saturday. Saying he had been taken to a local police station but that the reason for his detention was unclear.
valny has been detained and jailed several times for organizing anti Kremlin protests.
He was barred from running in Russian Presidential election earlier this year on what he says was a false pretext. The 42 year old was last sentenced to 30 days in prision in May. For his role in organizing nationwide protests against President Vladimir Putin. He had called for demonstrations in more than 90 towns and cities under the slogan, Putin is not our Czar.
He says the leader's presidency in Russia is akin to autocratic rule. 65 year old Putin won reelection overwhelmingly in March, extending his grip over Russia for six more years.