Russian Officer Tasked With Guarding Putin’s Billboard, Will Not Vote For Him – International Business Times

GOOGLE NEWS Officers in Siberia were ordered to guard over billboards displaying Russian President Vladimir Putin’s campaign bid ahead of the country’s elections in March 2018, in order to keep them from getting vandalized. Although officers tasked with guarding the billboards were not so open up to reporters in general, one of the officers spoke to RFE/RL on the condition of anonymity. “They told us to protect them so that they were not damaged by the protest-oriented population,” the sergeant said. “They told us that we need to be near the billboards, ‘within eyesight.’ They told us we can run...

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