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Bulgaria's Foreign Minister condemns arrests of protesters in Russia

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Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva has voiced a stance against the detention of peaceful protesters in Russia. 

"We condemn once again the forcible detention of Alexei Navalny's peacefully protesting supporters. The use of disproportionate force contradicts the Russian Federation's commitments to respect human rights," Zaharieva wrote on the social network Twitter, Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry announced.

The number of persons arrested after Sunday's protests in the Russian Federation exceeded 5,100, BTA reported.

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