Eduard Limonov

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Riot police officers detain one of the opposition leaders, radical... News PhotoActivist,Article,Author,Conflict,Constitution,Crisis,Cultures,Detainee,Eduard Limonov,Freedom,Human Rights,Leadership,Left-Wing,Moscow,Political Rally,Politics,Protest,Riot Police,Russia,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPRiot police officers detain one of the opposition leaders, radical leftist leader and writer Eduard Limonov (2nd L) in central Moscow on January 31, 2013, during traditional unauthorized protest rally of opposition activists to defend Article 31 of the Russian constitution which guarantees freedom of assembly. Russian opposition activists calling on authorities to respect the right to assembly organize rallies every 31st of a month, which often leads to arrests by police. AFP PHOTO / ANDREY SMIRNOV (Photo credit should read ANDREY SMIRNOV/AFP/Getty Images)