Opposition Member Dmitry Nekrasov Forced to Flee Russia Due to Threat of FSB Prosecution

May 27, 2016
Campaign poster of Yabloko opposition party member Dmitry Nekrasov, May 23, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: Opposition member Dmitry Nekrasov has fled Russia, fearing that that the Federal Security Service (FSB) will prosecute him on vague charges of “terrorism.”

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