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Russia: Blogger and Activist Arrested for Viral Video

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Breaking News, Digital Activism, Freedom of Speech, Human Rights, Politics, RuNet Echo

Leonid Nikolaev (aka LJ-user nikolaevleo [1]) the main actor in the recent viral video [2] against cars using emergency vehicle lighting had been arrested, lj-user halfaman reported [3]. The blogger suggests the arrest is provoked by the video Leonid took part in.