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ARAs Face Trial Over Moscow Protest


MOSCOW -- Two U.S. animal-rights activists are facing trial after being detained at a Moscow protest where they planned to take off their clothes to make their point, RFE/RL's Russian Service reports.

Tracy Patton and Meggan Anderson of the organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) were detained in the Russian capital on October 19.

The two travelled to Moscow to protest the use of leather and animal fur in the fashion industry under the slogan "Wear your own skin," pegged to the opening of Russian Fashion Week at Moscow's International Trade Center.

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