Putin Arrests Peaceful Protestors

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Protesters in Russia arrested for singing Freedom songs in front of a Moscow courthouse on Monday. They were protesting upcoming sentencing for protestors who allegedly attacked Russian police in anti-government demonstrations in 2012.

The defendants were found guilty on Friday, eight in total for violent protests against Russian President Putin on May 6 2012. Most of the protesters were young adults in their twenties, many are pleading with the government for shorter sentences. At least 15 more have been detained.

By Aaron Thompson

Sources

Reuters

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