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Mass rally with ducks in St. Petersburg, six people arrested
08:41, 7 March 2017
Mass rally with ducks in St. Petersburg, six people arrested

Activists demanded Russian government head Dmitry Medvedev’s resignation

08:41, 7 March 2017

Fontanka

An unauthorized mass rally took place in the center of St. Petersburg. People demanded the resignation of the head of Russian government Dmitry Medvedev. Protesters were holding ducks toys from rubber and cardboard. They did circle dances around the police cars, chanting: "Krya-krya (quack quack) against the king." As a result, six people were detained. In total, 40 people attended the action.

It was reported by Fontanka.

The arrested were taken to the police department. It is unknown whether they were served charges.

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It is reported that the reason for the action was published last week investigation of the Anti- Corruption Fund, headed by Alexey Navalny. The investigation states that the Prime Minister and the leader of United Russia party Dmitry Medvedev allegedly owns and controls real estate objects through several social funds.

Earlier it was reported that Crimean Tatars’ rally in Chongar passed without Russia’s provocations. Six thousand people and 970 vehicles crossed the checkpoint during the past 24 hours.

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