Police and hundreds of demonstrators faced off in central Moscow at an unauthorised march against police abuse in the wake of the high-profile detention of Russian journalist Ivan Golunov.
Ivan Golunov was arrested by police on drug offences, which he flatly denied, provoking massive outrage and forcing authorities to drop charges and probe police officers instead.
Investigative reporter Ivan Golunov, probing corruption in the funeral industry and food markets, was arrested last week before being placed under house arrest over allegations that he manufactured and dealt drugs.
Police say a Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov who was detained this week for alleged drug offences had been taken to hospital, Russian news agencies report.
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