Russian activists detained after protest outside St Petersburg stadium

An activist attends a protest against torture, next to the World Cup mascot Zabivaka, outside the Saint Petersburg stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia July 3, 2018. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov

ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) – A Russian teenage activist was among four people detained after she staged a protest outside the soccer World Cup stadium in St Petersburg on Tuesday, lying down in a bloodied shirt in what she said was a bid to draw attention to the country’s problems. Russia has pledged to hold […]

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