At least 821 people have been arrested in 34 cities for the protests that broke out in Russia on Saturday after the military mobilization decreed by Russian President Vladimir Putinaccording to the balance provided by the civil rights organization OVD-Info.
The protests began after the order of the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, of a partial mobilization to reinforce the Armed Forces after the recent setbacks in the war in Ukraine. On the first day of protests, more than 1,300 people were arrested, according to OVD-Info.
As can be seen in the video that accompanies this informationa young man receives a strong kick to the head while he is on the ground, immobilized between several Russian soldiers.
Flight from Russia
Armenia, Georgia and Kazakhstan are the main escape routes for the population fleeing from Russia, although other countries such as Turkey and Finland. After the Russian Government forbade leaving the country by train or plane, the situation is complicated, while the long lines of Russians at the border with Georgia.
Meanwhile, in Russia, some reservists say goodbye to their relatives to face what will be their lives for the next few months: the training before going to the front.
the ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelensky, has addressed them in their language to assure them that they will have guarantees if they surrender. “Every Russian soldier who surrenders will be treated in a civilized manner. No one in Russia will know that your surrender was voluntary, and if you are afraid to go back to Russia, we will find a way to fix that too.“, the president has promised.
Attack on Ukraine with drones
Russian forces have attacked the administrative building of the Ukrainian city of Odessa with “enemy kamikaze” drones of alleged Iranian manufacture, as reported by the City Council in a statement. “A drone was shot down by the air defense forces. There are no casualties,” he said of the attack, which has also been confirmed by the Southern Command of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in its morning report on Facebook.
Although in his statement the Odessa City Council does not specify that they are unmanned devices of Iranian originstate news agencies they attribute the attack on the administrative building to Moscow with drones from Iran.