Russian activist in jail for giant duck protest

Russian activist in jail for giant duck protest
 

A Russian opposition activist has been detained by police for 25 days for displaying a giant inflatable duck in his apartment window in St Petersburg.
Next to the duck he displayed the slogan "The police are waiting for us".
Artyom Goncharenko's duck protest coincided with opposition rallies organised by anti-corruption campaigner Alexei Navalny on 28 January.
In a video, Mr Navalny accused PM Dmitry Medvedev of collecting luxury properties - and one had a duck house.
After that, rubber ducks became protest symbols among opponents of President Vladimir Putin's government.
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26 February 2018 in World News, Views: 39
Source: BBC
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