Russia—1,400 Arrested In Protests After Mobilization Announced

Meduza | 09/22/2022

Russian police have arrested more than a thousand people protesting President Vladimir Putin’s partial mobilization decision, reports Meduza (Riga, Latvia). Protests erupted across the country, from Arkhangelsk to Yakutsk, after Putin announced plans to call up 300,000 reservists following a series of setbacks in his unprovoked war in Ukraine. Upon arrival at the police station for processing, some protesters have been served with conscription summonses. In addition, there have...

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