Putin’s Crackdown Children Protest That Threatened Two-Decade Rule

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The 24-year-old Muscovite and Municipal Deputy Lyudmila Shetin are under house arrest until May and are risking a two-year prison sentence last month for encouraging people to join the protests. In the last two weeks she has been round up with more than 11,000 people after the biggest disobedience to President Vladimir Putin in years.

Floods due to police brutality including assault on social media The Kremlin’s clout has now succeeded in stopping the unrest arising from the incarceration of opposition leader Alexi Navani. No further demonstrations are planned until spring, but after more than two decades in power, Putin has not extinguished the threat to his regime.