More than 500 people were detained, OVD-Info reports.
Group of OMON fighters crashes into the crowd and pushes them out of the square. Policemen are using batons. Around 200 OMON officers are arriving at the square, they are pushing people out in chain.
"Brutal arrests take place at Pushkinskaya."
На пушкинской жёсткое винтилово pic.twitter.com/yFI6JAdALF— dk (@ksnchk) 26 марта 2017 г.
On air of TV Rain it was reported that tear gas was fired.
"Buses with detained people are departing."
Отъезжают автобусы с задержанными pic.twitter.com/6fPWOlnwYq— Plushev (@plushev) 26 марта 2017 г.
It is noteworthy that anti-corruption action was planned in Russian cities on March 26, dedicated to the investigation by Alexei Navalny, the opponent of current president Putin. regarding the property of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. 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.