Protesters, including Pussy Riot members, detained in Moscow after night rally near Red Square

December 31, 2014 7:45 AM

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Protesters, including Pussy Riot members, detained in Moscow after night rally near Red Square

Police prepare to push supporters of Russian opposition activist and anti-corruption crusader Alexei Navalny away during an unsanctioned protest in Manezhnaya Square in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014. The unsanctioned protest came hours after Alexei Navalny was found guilty of fraud and given a suspended sentence. Navalny, who has been under house arrest since February, is accused of breaking the terms of his house arrest to attend the rally and was detained by police as he approached the site of the protest. (AP Photo/Denis Tyrin) (The Associated Press)

MOSCOW – 18 protesters, including members of the punk provocateur band Pussy Riot, have been detained in Moscow after spending the night near the Red Square.

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