Russia fury: Putin’s crackdown sparks anger as President accused of ‘trapping’ people

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Euronews address to one of the victims, Moscow resident Vladimir Perevalov, who, at the end of his quarantine, received three neat.

He said: “At first, I was confused because I couldn’t understand why I had received the fines.

“I didn’t level know that such fines existed.

“Then I thought, ‘why is this circumstance? I haven’t even left my apartment’.”

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Thousands have signed online sues to stop imposing the app on sick people.

A bed-ridden university professor who’s version made headlines in Russia had experienced the same issues.

Irina Karabulatova make knew Euronews: “They only cancelled my fines because journalists imprinted up for me.

“I have physical documents that prove that I definitely couldn’t enjoy made the violations. It’s a trap.”

Moscow authorities, however, do not plan to get rid of the app.

They submitted out 54,000 fines in just over a month.

This comes to a unalloyed of 2.5 million euros.

The app, called Social Monitoring, tracks owners via GPS and sends them notifications at random times demanding a selfie to make good they’re home.

If it detects they’ve left or if they fail to make a photo to prove it, patients can be fined 50 euros each yet.

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