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Photos from protests sweeping hundreds of Russian cities on June 12

Meduza

Russian anti-corruption activists staged demonstrations in more than 200 cities on June 12, when the country celebrates Russia Day. The media has focused mostly on rallies in Moscow and St. Petersburg, where police have detained hundreds of demonstrators, but thousands of Russians also attended these protests across the country. Meduza collected photographs from dozens of these protests.

Ulan-Ude

Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Kazan

Omsk

Tomsk

Vladivostok

Barnaul

Norilsk

Novosibirsk

Krasnoyarsk

Krasnodar

Novokuznetsk

Rostov-on-Don

Tyumen

Komsomolsk-on-Amur

Abakan

Yekaterinburg

Belgorod

Orenburg

Yakutsk

Chelyabinsk

Iskitim

Ulyanovsk

Kurgan

Vologda

Magnitogorsk

Oryol

Yaroslavl

Irkutsk

Photo on front page: Robert Kovalev / Instagram