Russian police have detained prominent opposition activist Lyubov Sobol ahead of a protest in Moscow to demand free elections.

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Thousands are expected to rally today despite a police crackdown and ban on the event.


Ms Sobol, who is on hunger strike, had called on people to attend the demonstration.

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She was detained in a taxi as she tried to make her way to the protest and driven off in a police van.

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