"He is not our Tsar" protests: 1600 people detained
11:36, 6 May 2018

"He is not our Tsar" protests: 1600 people detained

Police detained juveniles as well, drawing up reports on their parents

11:36, 6 May 2018

1607 people were detained during “He is not our Tsar” protests in 23 Russian cities, as Ovdinfo reported.

In particular, 704 people were detained in Moscow, 229 - in St. Petersburg, 164 in Chelyabinsk, 75 – in Yakutsk, 69 – in Astrakhan, 63 – Tolyatti, 61 – in Krasnoyarsk, 56 – in Voronezh. Besides, people were detained in Krasnodar, Kaluga, Belgorod, Samara, Vladimir, Tver, Barnaul and other cities.

Earlier, Alexei Navalny was detained right after a protest started in Moscow. It happened a few minutes after he came on Pushkinskaya Square.

Related: Number of detainees at protest rallies in Russia increases to 1230 people

Police drew up a report on a father of a 12-years-old boy on breach of obligations concerning custody of a juvenile.

As it was reported earlier, 587 people were detained during the protests in Russia.


It should be noted that “He is not our Tsar” protests are dedicated to the inauguration of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, which is to be held on May 7. It is expected that 90 cities of the Federation will join the all-Russian protest.

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