Kuban Farmers Continue Protest Convoy Despite Police Stops; Truckers’ Movement Joins Them

August 23, 2016
Policeman and farmer argue after a stop of a protest convoy in Kuban August 22, 2016. Photo by Novaya Gazeta.

LIVE UPDATES: Today a convoy of farmers from Krasnodar Territory who are attempting to go all the way to Moscow to complain about illegal land confiscations in the Kuban region vowed to continue their “march” despite frequent stops by police.

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