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Russian “Little Blue Buckets” Movement Reaches Ukraine

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Ukraine, Digital Activism, Politics, Protest, Women & Gender, RuNet Echo

Ukraine-based feminist organization “FEMEN [1]” [EN] conducted an action [2] [ENG] in support of the Russian online movement “Little Blue Buckets” [3] [ENG] and against the “unification of Russia and Ukraine under Kremlin patronage.” Activists with their breasts painted in blue [4] tried to rally near the building of the Russian embassy in Kiev, but were arrested (and later released).