Russia: Security Services Put Pressure on Parents of the Protest Group Moderator

Ilya Klishin, creator of the Facebook groups that organized Russians to participate in Bolotnaya [ru] and Sakharov protest demonstrations, wrote [ru] that his mother had received a call from FSB (Federal Security Services) and his father was summoned to the local police department. Later he added [ru] that he might be accused of inciting ethnic hatred. “It is a Kafkian case… since I've consistently against fascism, Nazism, and any kinds of xenophobia,” wrote Klishin.

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