Daily Archives: August 25, 2022

Russian dissident and former mayor Yevgeny Roizman detained, charged over ‘one phrase — the invasion of Ukraine’

Yevgeny Roizman, a high-profile Russian dissident and former mayor of the city of Yekaterinburg, was detained Wednesday morning, purportedly over his public refusal to refer to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as a “special military operation.” “This case revolves around one phrase — ‘the invasion of Ukraine,’” Roizman told reporters as police escorted him from his… Read More »