A Russian citizen who participated in a one-man protest against the policy of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Ukraine was beaten near the Ukrainian embassy in Moscow.
The man stood by the embassy with a plate that stated “Brotherly Ukraine! Forgive us for Putin. Forgive our fooled nation. Accept our condolences.” The proclamation was signed “Sergeev family and true citizens of Russia.”
According to “Ukrinform,” an unknown young man who walked past the protester had attempted to tear the proclamation plate from his hands. The protester has fallen down on the ground and ended up with a head injury. The attacker was detained by police, and along with victim was taken to a local police office.
In addition, five people were detained by the Ukrainian Embassy on Sunday, June 15. They had placed flowers nearby the diplomatic mission building to show their mourning for deceased Ukrainian soldiers.
Translated by: Olena Khomenok, edited by Alya Shandra