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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The protests in Moscow detained nearly 900 people

According to the website “OVD-info”, at the end of the protest action in Moscow on June 12 was detained by 866 people. The night at the police spent at least 32 of them.

photo: Evgeny Semenov

Recall that running for President of the Russian Federation Alexey Navalny on the night of June 12, urged Muscovites to not go on Sakharov Avenue, where the mayors agreed the site for the rally, and on Tverskaya street. He explained this by the fact that the authorities allegedly obstructed the organizers of the rally in the ability to negotiate with contractors about renting the stage and sound-amplifying equipment.

In the end, the reenactment festival na Tverskoy joined the protest action. The interior Ministry on the results of June 2, reported only about 150 detained in Moscow, while on Monday, the “OVD-info” cited another statistic: according to him, the sections were 732. Later on, these information has been updated.

On the previous Bulk, March 26, when it was detained over a thousand people, and based on its results criminal case on the violent opposition from the police.

Read about the arrest of Alexei Navalny.

According to the latest data on the website of the human rights branch of the “Open Russia”, providing legal support to the detainees, the lawyers were given 530 of them. While in Moscow “when you try to pass in, to leave the venue of the festival “Times and epochs” agreed mayor’s office”, was arrested and recently elected leader of the “Open Russia” Alexander Solovev.

The Bulk of the detained at the exit of his apartment later that night and sentenced to 30 days in jail.

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