Post election protesters and police clash

While elected officialssay that Russia is peaceful after the elections, the truth can be very different. Watch what happened Saturday in St Petersburg when a SMALL group of folks tried to hand out pamphlets calling for honest elections. Take special note of the young man surrounded by 30 OMOH riot police near the 5 minute mark. Some observers fear that Russians may be re-entering memories of a police state as authorities across the country seem to be cracking down on any sort of negative comment using the term “Putina.”

Things were not as peaceful Saturday in Nizhniy Novgorod:

Advertisements