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Over 3,000 Protesters Detained In Russia For Anti-War Protests: Report

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Over 3,000 have been detained in Russia during the last 3 days for taking part in anti-war protests

Moscow:

Over 3,000 protesters have been detained in Russia during the last three days for taking part in anti-war protests, a monitoring group has claimed.

“For the last three days, at least 3,093 people have been arrested for anti-war protests from all over Russia,” tweeted ‘OVD-Info Monitor’, a bunch monitoring arrests throughout protests throughout Russia.

The police detained no less than 1,967 individuals on February 24, 634 on February 25 and 492 on February 26, added the group.

“Protests against Russia’s military operations in Ukraine continue in cities across Russia. According to OVD-Info (recognized as a foreign agent), more than 468 protesters have been detained in 34 cities of the country so far. The total number of detainees in three days exceeds 3,000 people,” tweeted Bot Tak TV and retweeted by OVD-Info Monitor.

Protests have been seen in cities throughout Russia, the place 1000’s of individuals defied police threats to take to central squares and protest towards the army operations introduced by President Vladimir Putin on Thursday.

Demonstrators additionally gathered outdoors the White House within the US on Friday for a rally that adopted hours of demonstrations outdoors the Russian embassy all through the day.

“To publicly protest against President Putin and his war is a deeply courageous act. Their actions show the world that despite the Kremlin’s propaganda, there are Russians who profoundly disagree with what he (Putin) is doing in Ukraine,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki had mentioned on Thursday.
 

(Except for the headline, this story has been edited by newswitter employees and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)

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