Barred from running, a Russia candidate goes on hunger strike

Friday, August 9, 2019 - 4:25pm

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Russian citizens have been protesting in the streets for multiple weekends in a row. Opposition candidate Lyubov Sobol has emerged as one of the leaders of these protests. Sobol was one of many candidates barred from running for Moscow city council elections and she has taken on a hunger strike in protest. Reporter Charles Maynes speaks with Marco Werman from Moscow.