Thousands of Protesters Detained Across Russia for a Second Weekend

Thousands of Protesters Detained Across Russia for a Second Weekend

MOSCOW—Russian police armed with batons and stun guns detained thousands of protesters who took to streets across the country to support opposition politician Alexei Navalny, as the Kremlin sought to clamp down on a burgeoning protest movement.

In Moscow, protesters gathered Sunday in front of the prison where Mr. Navalny is being held before police chased them through snowy back alleys. In Russia’s far eastern city of Vladivostok, demonstrators held their rally on the ice covering the Amur Bay to evade pol

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