Protests in Russia against the war in Ukraine continue. The latest gesture of defiance against President Vladimir Putin is from Pussy Riot Maria “Masha” Aljochina. At the forefront of protests for ten years, the woman, who was currently under house arrest, removed her electronic bracelet and posted a protest photo.
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On February 24, when Vladimir Putin launched what he calls a “special military operation” in Ukraine, Aljochina cut his electronic bracelet in protest and posted the photo of the torn strap on social media. On April 21 she was then sentenced to 21 days in prison and five days later the Ministry of Justice put her on the list of fugitives. Currently no one knows where he is
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In a post on Instagram he vented against the war and against Putin too the Russian oligarch Oleg Tinkov. “Innocent people and soldiers are dying. Now the generals – he wrote – waking up after a hangover, they realize they have an army of me ***. How could it be otherwise, if everything else in this country is, and is drowned in nepotism and servility? ”
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Tinkov also added: “Of course there are idiots who draw the Z. But idiots are 10 percent in every country. The 90 percent of Russians are against this war! ”
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Marina Ovsyannikovajournalist and producer of Channel 1, the Russian state-controlled TV, was interrogated for 14 hours and fined and now faces jail for breaking into the set of Tg holding a billboard with the words “No War” in English , while in Russian he warned about the lies of the war propaganda
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Viktor Vorobyov, in December 2021, at the age of 32 he became the head of the Communist Party of the Autonomous Republic of Russia. On 6 March he was arrested in St. Petersburg, accused of having called a rally without authorization. Two days earlier, he had recorded a video in which he strongly criticized the war in Ukraine
Anastasja Nicolaeva she is an 18-year-old student and was the first to show up with a blank sheet of paper as a sign of protest against Putin. On February 25, she took to the street in Rostov-on-Don, from where the Russian army that entered the Donbass had left and, for this reason, she was arrested.
Kseniya Shipilova, 31 years old and former Miss Russia (2009 edition). On her Instagram account of her from over 636 thousand followers, she posted some stories and in particular shared a video of protests in Moscow
Valery Meladzea very famous pop singer, expressed his opinion on the War in a video taken from the New York Times: “What happened today is something that could not and should not have happened, ever. I beg you to stop the military hostilities and start negotiations”
Among the Russian dissidents there is also a 77-year-old woman, Yelena Osipova, survived the siege of St. Petersburg when it was still known as Leningrad. On March 4, she took to the streets in St. Petersburg with two placards to say enough to war and immediately became a symbol of the movement pacifist