Protests in Moscow – level 1
This news is from Moscow. Thousands of people protest there. They protest against corruption. They also want Prime Minister Medvedev to step down.
This is a big anti-Kremlin protest. However, more people like Putin than the opposition.
Police arrest hundreds of people. They arrest Alexei Navalny, too. He is the opposition leader.
Difficult words: corruption (when somebody in power does something bad), step down (stop doing a job), opposition (people who do not like Putin).
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