Thursday, September 29, 2022

Anti-War Protests in Russia have Occurred in More than 50 Cities, and Fire Bombings of Draft Centers and Government Offices in More than 20

Paul Goble

            Staunton, Sept. 28 – Novaya Gazeta. Yevropa has documented that protests against Putin’s war in Ukraine have spread to a minimum of 51 cities from Kaliningrad to Vladivostok and from the far north to the southern borders since the Kremlin leader declared his partial mobilization last week.

            At least, 2333 protesters have been detained – 952 in Moscow, 644 in St. Petersburg, and 101 in Makhachkala. In addition, those opposed to the war have firebombed at least 21 draft centers and government buildings, one man has shot an official and another has committed suicide by self-immolation.

            Just how widespread these protests have become is shown in a map the newspaper has now published (

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