Nearly 100 Arrested Following Anti-Mobilization Protest in St Petersburg

Nearly 100 people were arrested following an anti-mobilization rally in St Petersburg, Russia, on Saturday, September 24, local media reported.

Footage posted by SOTA showed a number of arrests by Russian police near Sennaya Square in the center of St Petersburg.

OVD-Info, an independent Russian human rights monitor, said 2,353 people have been detained amid protests since the announcement by Russian President Vladimir Putin of a partial mobilisation of military reserve forces in the country. Credit: SOTA via Storyful