</p> <p>A left-wing activist who was released from prison last month after being imprisoned for organizing anti-government demonstrations has been detained, his wife said Wednesday.<br /> </p> <p>Sergei Udaltsov, the leader of the Left Front movement, served a 4.5-year term for spearheading anti-Kremlin demonstrations on the eve of President Vladimir Putin’s inauguration on May 6, 2012. </p> <p>He was released in early August but was summoned by investigators last week, reportedly as a witness in an ongoing probe into the 2012 protests, which ended in violent clashes between protesters and law enforcement. </p> <p>On Wednesday, the activist stood “near” the State Duma building in central Moscow, in a one-man picket demanding a sweeping amnesty for prisoners in honor of the centenary of the Russian Revolution, Anastasia Udaltsova <a target="_blank" href="http://www.interfax.ru/russia/578871">told</a> the Interfax news agency. </p> <p>Udaltsov later on Wednesday <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/s_udaltsov/status/907870817681379328">said</a> on Twitter he had been released from the Tverskoi detention center, adding police had “admitted it had been a misunderstanding.”</p> </div> <div class="navigation-inner"><a class="prev-post" href="http://cultureru.com/moscow-court-asks-reporters-to-be-tactful-in-covering-ulyukayev-case/" rel="next">Moscow Court Asks Reporters to Be ‘Tactful’ in Covering Ulyukayev Case</a><a class="next-post" href="http://cultureru.com/san-francisco-air-pollution-watchdog-could-punish-russian-consulate-for-burning-garbage/" rel="prev">San Francisco Air Pollution Watchdog Could Punish Russian Consulate for ‘Burning Garbage’</a></div> <div class="gap-20"></div> </article><!-- #post-18143 --> </div><!-- #content .wf-cell --> </div><!-- .wf-container --> </div><!-- .wf-wrap --> </div><!-- #main --> <!-- !Bottom-bar --> <div id="bottom-bar" role="contentinfo"> <div class="wf-wrap"> <div class="wf-table wf-mobile-collapsed"> <div class="wf-td"> </div> </div> </div><!-- .wf-wrap --> </div><!-- #bottom-bar --> <a href="#" class="scroll-top"></a> </div><!-- #page --> <script type="text/javascript">(function(w,doc) { if (!w.__utlWdgt ) { w.__utlWdgt = true; var d = doc, s = d.createElement('script'), g = 'getElementsByTagName'; s.type = 'text/javascript'; s.charset='UTF-8'; s.async = true; s.src = ('https:' == w.location.protocol ? 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