Russian police detain thousands in anti-war, pro-Ukraine protests

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Russian police detain thousands in anti-war, pro-Ukraine protests
Anti-war protests have taken place in 40 different Russian cities on Thursday.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF, REUTERS
Published: FEBRUARY 24, 2022

Russian police have on Thursday made at least 1,000 arrests as citizens all across Russia protested against president Vladimir Putin's decision to invade Ukraine, the OVD-Info protest monitor said. Anti-war protests have taken place in 40 different Russian cities on Thursday, according to OVD-Info. Footage of protests in Putin's hometown city of St. Petersburg also surfaced on social media on Thursday. In Moscow's Pushkin Square, Russian citizens were detained by police after demonstrating with posters reading "No to War!" and other anti-Putin messages at the central Moscow square, which has been closed off by police.

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