Russian National Guard officers push people back onto sidewalks during an anti-corruption protest in central Moscow in this 2017 file photo. Photo: Reuters

Russia buys crowd-control vans fitted with lasers and sonic devices

  • The ‘non-lethal’ devices are designed to disorient protesters and are not weapons, Russia’s National Guard says, but there are fears they will be misused
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Russian National Guard officers push people back onto sidewalks during an anti-corruption protest in central Moscow in this 2017 file photo. Photo: Reuters
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