Prosecutors urge Russian protester be freed as support rises

MOSCOW (AP) – Russian prosecutors are asking to release a protester facing years in prison for assaulting police following a mounting public campaign in support of anti-government activists and even bystanders caught up in an opposition rally. Following their own pleas to keep the man in jail, prosecutors at a hearing yesterday asked the court to release AidarGubaidulin on recognisance and review the case to clarify the charges. More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin