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


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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