Skirmishes with the police took place during a protest action of trade unions in Paris, reports 112 Ukraine citing the Radio Liberty correspondent Grigory Zhigalov.
He noted that tear gas was used during the clashes.
"Now we are on the Place de la Bastille where the rally of trade unions is taking place. When we came here and talked a little with the participants of this rally, it seemed more to us that this is an anarchist rally, they spreaded flyers Boycott-2017, they urge not to participate and not to vote tomorrow in the first round of the presidential elections, they say that this power does not represent the interests of the people..." the correspondent reports.
According to him, the protesters intend to return to the Bastille Square tomorrow after the end of the voting, and block it with barricades.
The first round of presidential elections in continental France will be held tomorrow, April 23, the second - on May 7.
The leader of the National Front party Marin Le Pen, former Prime Minister Francois Fillon, the former Minister of the Economy Emmanuelle Macron, are applying for the presidency.