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ICYMI – Robinhood trading frenzy, Myanmar military coup

Robinhood’s users were at the center of last week’s wild rally in a handful of stocks that had been heavily shorted by hedge funds, and championed by individual investors in online chatrooms, including Reddit’s WallStreetBets.

Meanwhile in Russia, over 5,000 protesters were arrested in the heart of Moscow this Sunday, demanding the release of Kremlin-critic Alexey Navalny.

And just today, Myanmar’s military seized power in a coup against the democratically elected government of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, who was detained along with other leaders of her National League for Democracy party in early morning raids.

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