Russia detains around 150 people, including leading opposition figures, at Moscow meeting
Russian police detained around 150 people at a meeting of independent and opposition politicians in Moscow on Saturday, accusing them of links to ...
WorldFILE PHOTO: Former Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky poses for a pictured after an interview with Reuters in central London, on Jan 18, 2021. (Photo: REUTERS/Henry Nicholls)13 Mar 2021 09:18PMShare this contentBookmarkMOSCOW: Russian police detained around 150 people at a meeting of independent and opposition politicians in Moscow on Saturday (Mar 13), accusing them of links to an"undesirable organisation", a monitoring group and a TV station said.
The detentions come amid a crackdown on anti-Kremlin sentiment, following the arrest andwho returned to Russia in January after recovering from a nerve agent poisoning in Siberia.AdvertisementAdvertisementThe forum, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, was a gathering of municipal deputies from all over the country, Andrei Pivovarov, the event's organiser and executive director of Open Russia, a British-based group founded by exiled former oil tycoon and Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky, told radio station Echo Moskvy.Read more: CNA »
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Rulers that do not have the support of their people are the most insecured. Therefore they tend to crack down on the slightess opposition. USA Is becoming like this. Would be worse if dictator Dump won another term.
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