New police raids in Russia as critic yanked off flight
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A prominent Kremlin critic faced possible jail time on Tuesday after Russian police stopped his foreign-bound plane as it taxied down a runway and yanked him off the flight.

It marked the latest move in what Kremlin opponents have described as a campaign of arrests and intimidation against President Vladimir Putin's foes ahead of parliamentary elections in September, and came days after Russia's ally Belarus diverted a plane and arrested a wanted dissident onboard.

Political activist Andrei...

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