Repression of Protesters Intensifies in Russia as More Than 13,000 Are Arrested

We speak with Ilya Budraitskis (Russian activist and historian) after more than 5,000 antiwar demonstrators were detained on Sunday in a massive crackdown against Russian civil society. Russian activists are now turning to social media for information as the Russian government continues censorship of major news outlets. Writers and independent news outlets such as Novaya Gazeta have faced the threat of criminal investigations for spreading so-called disinformation, which includes using the words “invasion” and “war” to describe Russia’s military actions in Ukraine, says Budraitskis.

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