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House committee condemned the actions of the Russian authorities

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This is stated in a joint statement by the heads of the Committee on Foreign Affairs

Leading Republican Michael McCall and House Foreign Affairs Committee chairman Gregory Meeks issued a joint statement following new protests in Russia, with tens of thousands of peaceful demonstrators across the country demanding the release of leading Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. More than 5,000 Russians and 80 journalists were reportedly arrested during the demonstrations.

Gregory Meeks (archived photo)

“We condemn in the strongest terms the suppression of peaceful demonstrators and the detention of journalists by the Russian authorities. Mr. Navalny and thousands of unjustly detained protesters must be released immediately. The United States and the transatlantic community as a whole stand in solidarity with the Russian people, who, despite the threat of arrest and cold, continue to demand basic human rights and due process, and the Putin regime must be held accountable for its shameless corruption … “.

  • Alexander Yanevsky

    Journalist. Graduated Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.House Committee condemned the actions of the Russian authorities Worked on the channel «1 + 1» and «Channel 5». On «Voice of America» since 2014. Was one of two correspondents «Voices of america», covering the Russian presidential elections in 2018 from Moscow. She pays attention to the topic of US-Ukrainian and US-Russian relations. Actively covered the case of Paul Manafort and Maria Butina.

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