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Russians Protest Against Utility Price Hikes


TOBOLSK, Russia -- About 100 demonstrators protested high utilities fees today in the Russian city of Tobolsk, RFE/RL's Russian Service reports.

An unnamed participant in the action told RFE/RL that the protest was organized by the Svoboda (Liberty) trade union.

Police did not interfere in the demonstration.

Tobolsk is in the central Tyumen Oblast and has a population of some 92,000.
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