Not just paralyzed flights and mass escapes from the country. After the announcement by Russian President Vladimir Putin, who started the partial military mobilization, many Russian citizens took to the streets as a sign of protest. According to reports from the independent monitoring group of protests in Russia Ovd-Infothe number of people stopped at the parades that took place today, 21 September, in 20 cities of the Russia. After the Tsar’s speech, hundreds of people flocked to major Russian cities, including Irkutsk, Ulan-Ude, Khabarovsk it’s the capital Fly, to protest against the first mobilization of Russia since the Second World War. The protests focused mainly on Siberia and in the cities of the Far East of Russia. Meanwhile, the Moscow prosecutor’s office announced in a statement that those participating in the protests faces 15 years in prison. “The Prosecutor warns against the distribution of this material – the note reads – and the participation in illegal actions that are punishable on the basis of criminal and administrative laws”. Actions, it is added, which are «qualified as crimes also punishable with prison sentences of up to 15 years“. Meanwhile, the opposition leader Alexei Navalny, currently detained in prison, in a video released by his lawyers, said: “It is clear that the situation is getting worse e the war is escalating. Putin is trying to involve as many people as possible in all this: he wants to smear hundreds of thousands of people with blood ».
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