Demonstration in Helsinki for political prisoners in Russia

On anniversary of protests in prior to inauguration of Putin in Moscow, a demonstration for Russian political prisoners was organised in Helsinki by Free Pussy Riot Helsinki and local group of Anarchist Black Cross. From 4 to 6 PM info stall was held in statue of Three Smiths in the very center of the city. Main topic of the demonstration was case against more than 20 people, accused of rioting 6th of May 2012, but information was also provided about case of Pussy Riot and cases of four persecuted Moscow antifascists (Alexey Olesinov, Alexey Sutuga, Alyon Volkov and Igor Kharchenko) At 6 PM, a demonstration headed to Russian embassy, scanning "Free Russian political prisoners" and "Putin out", as well as names of around twenty political prisoners ("Free Aleksandra Dukhanina!", "Free Stepan Zimin!", "Free Alexey Polikhovich!", "Free Alexey Gaskarov!" and so on). In fron of the demonstration, there was a bilingual banner "Free political prisoners" in Finnish and Russian languages. Althogether, around 50 people joined the demonstration.


 

 

 



 

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