In Russia, the information censorship imposed by the imperialist Vladimir Putin is motivating delirious police actions in Moscow: one of the latest examples is that of an activist from the association Activaticawho is arrested in two seconds by three agents who take her away after taking out a piece of paper where it says, in Cyrillic, “two words”.
This is the brief dialogue that she maintains with the cameraman.
– We support the activists- Do you support the activists?
– Yes of course
– I would like to know your opinion. If I could say two words. Two words (The young woman then takes out a sheet of paper where she writes “two words” in Cyrillic)
Are you going to arrest me for this or not?
– They’re already arresting you.
Three police officers come out of nowhere in less than two seconds and take the young dissident into custody.
— Activatica (@Activatica) March 13, 2022
“Two words, and you are in a rice wagon: how many seconds do you need to be stopped at Manezhnaya Square? Spoiler: one and a half #StopPutin #StopWar,” says the activists’ message.
The phrase “two words” (or “два слова” in Russian) seems to hint at the phrase “no to war” (or “нет войне” in Russian), which shares the same number of letters.
For Russia, any attempt to protest against the war activities ordered by Vladimir Putin are considered a crime and, therefore, a reason for arrest. Since the demonstrations began, more than 15,000 people have been arrested. Amnesty International has denounced that the Police systematically do not stop beating, promoting humiliation and other mistreatment of those they consider enemies of the people for the mere fact of protesting against the war.
For citizens, it has been totally forbidden to use words like war, invasion or attack to define Russia’s military actions against Ukraine. Despite the fact that all free information has been blocked since Putin approved the legislation that further criminalizes the act of spreading “false information”, social networks do not stop spreading dozens of repressive moments of the Putin’s government.