In Moscow on Sunday, police wielding truncheons and electrical rods detained 4,500 people protesting in the direction of the invasion, regardless of The specter of a 15-yr jail sentence.

Riot police chased the primarily youthful protesters by way of streets, pinning them down and detaining them. In Yekaterinburg, Inside the Urals, a video confirmed 4 policemen hpreviousing down a protester whereas one other policeman kicked him and beat him with a truncheon. In St Petersburg, a quantity of policemen electrocuted A particular person with electrical rods as he lay on The underside screaming for assist.

Alexey, a 36-yr-previous PR supervisor had been to a protest in Novosibirsk, Siberia.

“Sure, It is scary, however You should Try And by no means be afraid,” he tprevious The Telegraph. “But What’s occurring now in Ukraine Is merely a disaster, a horror.”