Russian anti-war protester Maria Volokh (file photo)
Maria Volokh, a member of the liberal Yabloko party, has been detained by police in Moscow after holding an anti-war protest near the Russian Defense Ministry. Volokh said on Telegram that she was detained on November 21 not far from her house and taken into custody. She has been charged with violating the procedure for holding public events. Volokh and three other activists demonstrated on November 20 wearing white hazmat suits with the words No Nukes on them and lighting firecrackers. Two of the other protesters have been ordered to appear at a police station. To read the original story by RFE/RL’s Russian Service, click here .