Russian opposition leaders summoned on protest day

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Jun. 11, 2012 12:45
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Lawyer and organizer of the Raspil Project Alexei Navalny's apartment alongside several other Russian opposition leaders' flats were being searched on June 11.
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MOSCOW - Several Russian opposition leaders whose apartments were being searched on June 11 have been summoned to meet investigators on June 12, the same day they planned to attend an anti-government protest, the Interfax news agency reported.
Interfax cited a spokesman for the Investigative Committee, Russia's main criminal investigation agency, as saying the people whose homes were searched were "summoned to the Investigative Committee on June 12".

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