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Russia: Unknown People in Masks and Police Attack Environmentalists

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Environment, Human Rights, Politics, Protest, RuNet Echo

From 20 to 40 young people in white masks attacked the camp of the defenders of the Khimki forest park [1] [RUS], Igor Podgorny [2] [RUS] and Novaya Gazeta [3] [RUS] reported. The police intervention didn't help – instead several environmentalists and journalists were detained.