Thousands of people protest Trump-Putin meeting in Helsinki

Source : 112 Ukraine

As at 13:00 a group of protesters against the Russian President and Trump showed up near the palace of Finland's President
16:12, 16 July 2018

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Thousands of people are protesting against the meeting of Trump and Putin in Helsinki, the capital of Finland, as the local news agency Yle news reports.

As at 13:00 a group of protesters against the Russian President gathered near the palace of Finland’s President, where the talks are to be held. Ukrainians are among them.

Related: Negotiations of the year: Trump and Putin are to meet in Helsinki

The protesters against Trump’s policy showed up there as well.

The representatives of Amnesty International are among the protesters. They call Putin and Trump for returning the past grandeur of human rights.


As Yle news reported, the plane of the Russian President arrives in Helsinki 35 minutes later.

According to the initial agenda, Putin’s plane had to land at 12:30 (same time as Kyiv, - ed.), but I arrived at around 13:05. Earlier, Putin was to come to the President’s palace at 13:00 and to meet with Trump at 13:15.

Related: Pompeo: Putin-Trump meeting "will put America in better place"

Trump arrived in Helsinki on Sunday evening. On Monday morning the U.S. President had breakfast with Sauli Niinistö.

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