A prominent human rights lawyer and local politicians have joined a growing chorus of dissenters calling for Vladimir Putin to resign over the war in Ukraine.
Daniil Berman, who defended the Russian news anchor who held up a protest sign on live TV, has spoken out to say the ‘special military operation’ in Ukraine ‘is [actually] a hot war with a sovereign state that must be stopped’.
He was joined by dozens more politicians from across Russia who have added their names to a petition calling for Putin to go, bringing the total to 67.
Daniil Berman, a prominent Russian human rights lawyer, has joined a growing list of politicians and public figures calling on Putin to resign over the Ukraine war
Nina Belyaeva from the Voronezh region and Oxana Sergeyeva from Veliky Novgorod have both added their names to a petition calling on Putin to go
They include Oleg Egorov from Samara, Ekaterina Vasilyeva from Yakutsk, Oxana Sergeyeva from Veliky Novgorod, Nina Belyaeva from…