Pro-Putin forces raid Russian anti-corruption offices and detain leader moments before YouTube broadcast
FBK offices reportedly raided by Russian police (Twitter/screen grab)

Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin reportedly raided the offices of an anti-corruption organization headed by Alexei Navalny.


According to New York Times reporter Ivan Nechepurenko, police raided FBK offices on the day that Navalny was expected to broadcast on YouTube.

Tweets from FBK staffers showed Russian police using power tools to cut open the office doors. Navalny was said to be detained by pro-Putin forces.