Russian 'Soldiers' Mothers' Activist Detained

October 18, 2014 2:51 PM

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Russian authorities have reportedly detained the local head of a group that has publicly alleged direct Russian troop involvement in neighboring Ukraine.

The head of the Soldiers' Mothers Committee from the Budennovsk branch in Russia's Stavropol region, 73-year-old Lyudmila Bogatenkova, was said to have been detained on suspicion of fraud.

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