Yerevan to see protest action in support of Moscow demonstrators

Yerevan to see protest action in support of Moscow demonstrators

PanARMENIAN.Net - On December 10, 12:00, a protest action in support of Moscow demonstrators will be held in front of Russian Embassy, Yerevan. Over fifty people have already joined the Facebook event ““Free citizens for free citizens!”.

“We express our outrage for the arrests of those oppositionists who stand for democratic processes, no matter where they are held - in Moscow, Cairo, Minsk, or Mogadishu, "- protest action organizers’ statement runs.

December 7 saw a third night of protests in Moscow and St. Petersburg, and more arrests by the police. The crowds were smaller than the several-thousand-strong masses who came out on December 5-6, but the persistence of the demonstrators is being seen as remarkable.

The opposition rallies have been dubbed a "Facebook revolution" by one privately owned media outlet, and marking a new era in hitherto monochrome politics by others. Simmering discontent among the young tech-savvy generation shows no sign of abating, despite the jailing of key opposition leaders and beefed-up security in the capital.

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