Russian yoga fans alarmed at arrest of teacher under new law

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Yogi accused of illegal missionary activity after giving philosophy talk at festival amid clampdown on ‘non-traditional’ religion

A yoga teacher in Russia has been charged with illegal missionary activity under a controversial new law designed to fight terrorism.

Computer programmer Dmitry Ugay was detained by police in St Petersburg in October while giving a talk at a festival about the philosophy behind yoga.

Medvedev’s Girls, members of Internet community supporting Dmitry Medvedev, practice yoga outside Moscow’s Red Square pic.twitter.com/5MBaCesQp2

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