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Co-founder of feminist coworking space in St. Petersburg writes that prosecutors asked to question her about ‘discrimination against men’

Source: Meduza

Leda Garina, a co-founder of the St. Petersburg feminist coworking space Simona, wrote on Facebook that she had been called into a prosecutor’s office for questioning regarding “discrimination against men.” The local outlet Sobaka reported that prosecutors asked whether Garina could meet on April 4, but she declined to be questioned without a warrant.

On February 5, the Twitter user @mixammo wrote that he had submitted a complaint to prosecutors asserting that Simona was violating Russian constitutional and civil law by serving women only from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM. The establishment has also been targeted by pro-Kremlin activists who violated its rules to hand out tulips for International Women’s Day.

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