Protesting at the Russian Embassy in Tokyo

Me talking to a Japanese police officer.
Negotiating with the Japanese police for how many people can be in front of the Russian embassy (Photo by David Mareuil)

A day or so after Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, I was across the street from the Russian embassy in Tokyo, yelling “nyet voyny,” which I was told by a Russian woman there means “no war.” I wanted to yell a few more choice words along the lines of “fuck Putin,” but the…

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