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Environmental Activist Detained in Sochi for Public Protest

Russian police detained an activist holding a one-man protest Monday outside the city offices in Sochi, the site of the Winter Olympics.David Khakim was protesting the three-year prison sentence handed down last week to environmental activist Yevgeny Vitishko for an incident dating back to 2012. Vitishko and a fellow activist were accused of spray painting insults on a fence around a property allegedly belonging to Krasnodar region Governor Alexander Tkachev. The graffiti, among other...

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