US to Russia end persecution of independent voices

The United state of America has called for an end to the persecution of independent voices after around 200 opposition politicians and municipal deputies in Russia were arrested following a police raid. US secretary of state Antony Blinken denounce the move and called for an end to political persecution in Russia. The Tensions are the latest in the series of crackdowns sustained by the opposition leaders from Kremlin critic Alexy Navalny's arrest and imprisonment. Russian Police arrested 200 opposition leaders and politicians at a conference in Moscow.