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Russia: Wednesday Clapping Protests Organized Online Spread from Belarus

Anonymous Facebook group RusFlash (@RusFlash) [ru] that copies Belarus model of non-violent clapping protest has been created, Echo Moskvy reported [ru]. Organizers invite everyone to come out to the central squares of their cities every Wednesday at 19:00. “We're fed up. With thieves and crooks! With lies and lawlessness!” So far, neither the group nor Twitter account aren't popular: the overall audience doesn't exceed 200 users.

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