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Russia: Riot Police vs “Senior Citizens”

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Governance, Human Rights, Law, Media & Journalism, Politics, Protest

Oleg Kozlovsky reports [1] on a scandal that broke out after riot police used – during a drill – “water cannons, shock grenades, and tear gas” to disperse “a group of senior citizens that protested social injustice and blocked a federal highway.”