Russian activist, 77, detained by police while protesting against Ukraine war – video

Yelena Osipova, a 77-year-old activist and a survivor of the infamous wartime siege of Leningrad, was marched away by a group of police while she protested against the war in Ukraine in the city, which was renamed St Petersburg in 1991. Thousands of people have been defying police threats and staging protests across Russia. Authorities have a low tolerance for demonstrations and marches, and attending them can have serious consequences including fines, arrests and even imprisonment‘Ukrainians are our friends’: the young Russian anti-war protesters defying Putin – videoRussia-Ukraine war: latest updates Continue reading…

Yelena Osipova, a 77-year-old activist and a survivor of the infamous wartime siege of Leningrad, was marched away by a group of police while she protested against the war in Ukraine in the city, which was renamed St Petersburg in 1991. Thousands of people have been defying police threats and staging protests across Russia. Authorities have a low tolerance for demonstrations and marches, and attending them can have serious consequences including fines, arrests and even imprisonment

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