Russia Update: Russians Watch Protests in Yerevan with Apprehension – or Inspiration

June 26, 2015
Protesters in Yerevan with signs complaining about Russian state media coverage of their demonstration.

Russians commentators have been concerned about how their government will react to the protests in Yerevan, which they are determined to see as a “Maidan.” Meanwhile, some in the Russian opposition have been inspired.

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