Russian policemen detain a protester in central St Petersburg on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Russian policemen detain a protester in central St Petersburg on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Ukraine war

Over 1,300 arrested as Russians protest against Ukraine mobilisation, NGO says

  • Rallies took place in 38 cities across the country after Putin ordered the calling up of 300,000 reservists
  • The protests were the largest in Russia since demonstrations that broke out following the announcement of Moscow’s invasion in February

Russian policemen detain a protester in central St Petersburg on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Russian policemen detain a protester in central St Petersburg on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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