Russian opposition office raided as Putin talks to nation

April 16, 2015 6:22 PM

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Russian opposition office raided as Putin talks to nation

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian security services raided the Moscow office of the opposition Open Russia group on Thursday, activists said, just as President Vladimir Putin held his annual televised phone-in.

Opposition members said on Twitter that law enforcement officials, some wearing black ski-masks, seized computers and files from the office of Open Russia, founded by Mikhail Khodorkovsky, an ex-oil tycoon who spent a decade in jail over tax evasion and fraud after falling out with the Kremlin, and ...

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