Numerous people have posted comments on Russian social media against the invasion of Ukraine.
As Putin ordered an invasion of Ukraine, thousands of people took to the streets in Russian cities to protest.
Protests were reported in 53 cities, including Moscow, St. Petersburg and Chelyabinsk, condemning Putin’s actions.
More and more people have posted comments on Russian social media protesting Putin’s move. People took to the streets after some called for a protest.
Pushkin Square, maybe less than 1000 meters from Red Square and the Kremlin, is the cite of a significant protest. These people know the risks of challenging the regime. They’re on the street in-spite of major personal costs. pic.twitter.com/bYEfbO91xG
— Alexander S. Vindman (@AVindman) February 24, 2022
Since the spread of the foundation of the fight, the weaponed police struggled in the struggle. They arrested another 1,700 and drove them away.
“People’s struggle is a sign that they do not want war,” said Paul Stronsky, a senior expert at the Carnegie Research Institute.
He noted that those who opposed the Russian dictatorship were courageous. He noted that many Russians feared an attack on Ukraine and called for a comprehensive referendum on the war.