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Kremlin critic detained for criticizing Ukraine invasion

STORY: Video of the arrest showed Roizman, former mayor of the Urals city of Yekaterinburg, being taken away by law enforcement officials.Roizman was seen in the video telling reporters that he was being investigated under a law against discrediting the armed forces. He said he was being arrested “basically for one phrase, ‘the invasion of Ukraine’.”State news agency TASS cited Yekaterinburg security services as confirming the reason for the arrest, saying Roizman was being investigated for “discrediting the Russian army.”The offence, newly introduced after Russia’s Feb. 24 start of what it calls its “special military operation” in Ukraine, carries a prison sentence of up to five years.Governor of Sverdlovsk region Yevgeny Kuyvashev spoke out about Roizman’s detention in his Telegram channel. Kuyvashev said he and Roizman had always been political opponents but nonetheless, like any person, Roizman deserved justice and respect.

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