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Feminist activists detained over protest outside Kremlin - The Express Tribune


Feminist activists detained over protest outside Kremlin - The Express Tribune: Rights lawyer Mari Davtyan wrote on Facebook that eight had been detained including journalists. One of the detained activists, performance artist Yekaterina Nenasheva, posted a video of the protest on Facebook showing the activists standing on top of an artificial grotto in a park by the Kremlin walls, holding smoke flares. “Moscow and St Petersburg feminists who seized the Kremlin congratulate you on March 8,” Nenasheva wrote. The activists’ banner referred to the fact that Russia’s last female ruler was Catherine the Great, who died in 1796, more than 200 years ago.

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