Protesters demands release of opposition leader Alexei Navalny in Russia
Tension escalated in Russia after thousands of people staged protests on the streets demanding to release the opposition leader Alexey Navalny. According to the reports, Russian police arrested more than 3,400 protestors on Saturday who was staging protests. The protests are going in the cities amid low temperatures as minus -58 F.
More than 15,000 demonstrators gathered in and around Pushkin Square. A scuffle took place between police and demonstrators. Police dragged off by riots officers to police vans and trucks. Police were seen beating demonstrators with batons. Click the video for more detailed information.