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‘You’ve Been Warned’ – Protesting in Russia

Expand Police presence at the peaceful “Voter’s Strike” rally in Tula, Russia on January 28, 2018. At time of photo, approximately 25 people were participating, although the rally had not been given official permission from authorities. © 2018 Alexander Hotz When Russian authorities barred opposition figure Alexei Navalny from running for president, his supporters organized nationwide “Voter’s Strike” rallies in protest. Many Russian municipalities rejected requests to hold the January 28 rallies, and police raided several Navalny campaign offices – a pattern we have seen emerge over the past…

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