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SECRETARY BLINKEN: Well, first, Andrea, we are deeply disturbed by this violent crackdown against people exercising their rights to protest peacefully against their government, rights that are guaranteed to them in the Russian constitution. The arrests, the violence used by police, is deeply disturbing. And of course, the arrest of Mr. Navalny itself, which apparently triggered this, is also profoundly disturbing to us. 2b1af7f3a8