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The only oppositional leader not jailed at the moment in Russia is being arrested by riot squad after the door is broken, journalists thrown face on the floor, five minutes before she is heading to a sanctioned protest in Moscow. #moscowelectioncrisis #допускай
Riot police squad is also taking over the studio NAVALNY LIVE that broadcasted from the last two protests.
People are started to get detained in Moscow and St.Petersburg. (10 minutes into the protest)
Lots of people attending despite 3,000 arrested over the last two weekends. #moscowelectioncrisis #допускай
NavalyLive staff at the studio now, arrested by riot police squad #moscowelectioncrisis
Police accuse the organizers of the protest in preparing provocations.
At least 6 arrested in St.Petersburg. The video of an arrest below. The protest just started.
Protestors chant "Let us" (vote for independent oppositional candidates) & "PUTIN IS A THIEF". In Moscow, 5 arrested, In St.Petersburg 10. State mass media spreads disinfo about the protests being organized by the US. ("I have a right to choose" poster) #moscowelectioncrisis
People are lining up to get into the protest zone.
Moscow Police reports 15,000 people, other sources count over 28,000
URGENT! RT!!! 50 arrested in St.Petersburg for just holding posters for free elections and to stop the terror. People are clapping, then riot cops take (mostly very young) protesters away. Crowd chants "SHAME!" "FASCISTS" Russia today. #moscowelectioncrisis #moscowprotest
PLEASE RT! This is my hometown. These brave young women are arrested for peacefully asking for their constitutional rights to vote. See this thread, share. Wolrd must know. #moscowelectioncrisis #MoscowProtest
PLEASE RT! A very young girl (13-14) protesting. People scream "Run!" as riot police approaches. She runs, other people are detained. Crowd chants SHAME. Nevsky prospect. St.Pb. Now. Heart bleeds. Pls help by sharing. This thread. #moscowelectioncrisis
Moscow now.
By 3.30 pm in Moscow over 47,000 people in the streets. In St.Petersburg over 60 detained. mbk-news.appspot.com/suzhet/akcii-1…
live streaming of protest/arrests in St.Petersburg
From St.Petersburg. People are standing very quietly. "Dear citizens! Please do not obstruct the traffic!" "We are citizens!" chant people.
In Moscow, from 47,000 to 60,000 people, most are not allowed to get through the security gates to join the protest.
RIGHT NOW: Arrests in Moscow. In the last 20 minutes 15 people are arrested/detained. In St. Petersburg 70 arrested.
This very moment: People are led one by one by riot police as the church bells are ringing in Moscow. If we don't stop Putin and Trump now, it will be here. Don't ask for whom the bell tolls... #MoscowElectionCrisis #MoscowProtests #допускай
Special forces are now arriving (the equivalent of SEALS)
Special purpose police OMON (riot police) still there and running.
Over 80 arrested in Moscow, arrests are continuing; 78 in St.Petersburg, people are still being stopped and detained. #moscowprotest #MoscowElectionCrisis See thread for details. The third weekend of protests. Please share. Putin is a criminal. Russia will be free.
"Is it dangerous?" "It is dangerous to live in this country." Young protestors to MBKH correspondent. #MoscowElectionCrisis #moscowprotest Over the last two weekends 3,000 people were arrested. Protestors are facing jail time.
#moscowprotest #MoscowElectionCrisis Three different types of riot police and internal troops pushing people out of a park at the moment, detaining those who refuse to leave
Water cannons are delivered downtown Moscow.
It takes endless courage to stand up in face of these troops. People are facing 8-15 years of prison, injuries, death. Please help by spreading the word. Putin is afraid of the world knowing. #MoscowProtest #MoscowElectionCrisis See this thread.
Arrests in Moscow continue as you are reading this. The Kremlin is suppressing Russian citizens and uses brutal force and intimidation to silence those who dare to raise their voices and demand honest elections. #MoscowProtest #MoscowElectionsCrisis
#MoscowProtest #MoscowElectionCrisis Please RT to make it trend. The poster says: "Who is obstructing the traffic preventing citizens to pass freely?" as the police are constantly announcing: "Dear Citizens, stop obstructing the passage." #допускай
People are prevented from passing to the Kremlin in Moscow. In St.Petersburg an activist was beaten up. In Moscow, police prevent lawyers from seeing the arrested protesters. mbk-news.appspot.com/suzhet/akcii-1… #MoscowElectionCrisis #MoscowProtest
An opposition leader Lyubov Sobol who was arrested just before the protest, is still detained and held in a police car that drives around Moscow. Sobol has been on a hunger strike for about a month. Other opposition leaders are in jail #moscowprotest #moscowElectionsCrisis
By now, 146 arrested in Moscow. 78 in St.Petersburg. over 200 in Russia overall. Police buses are now delivered from another town in addition to Moscow police buses. #MoscowElectionsCrisis #MoscowProtest
Some time ago today, people chanting "Putin is a thief!" This is why so many cops. #MoscowElectionCrisis #moscowProtests Plese RT! It takes a lot of courage to be there and do this.
Meanwhile, Putin is in the Crimea in a biker's outfit riding motorcycles with the Night Wolves, Russian Orthodox bikers also known as “Putin’s bikers” as para-military pro-Putin forces.
(It is an important move, a show, timed with the protests. More about the Night Wolves, a nationalist group, connected to Putin, and American bikers for Trump, associated with the Trump administration:)medium.com/@ZarinaZabrisk…
Currently, more people are being arrested in Moscow. 160 people as of now. #MoscowProtest #MoscowElectionCrisis
The crowd chants "Russia will be free!"&"Putin is a thief!" And yes, Russia will be free. The mafia will fall down. Putin will pay for his crimes. Here is to these brave people that rose against monsters. Please RT. #moscowprotest #MoscowProtests #MoscowElectionCrisis #Moscow
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