Two thousand people gathered at opposition rally in Moscow

Source : 112 Ukraine

Event is dedicated to the fifth anniversary of the events at Bolotnaya Square
17:58, 6 May 2017

112 Agency

In Moscow, the opposition conducts rally in honor of the fifth anniversary of the events at Bolotnaya Square, reports Radio Liberty.

This time, representatives of the opposition gathered on Sakharov Avenue in the Russian capital. The slogan is "For Russia against arbitrariness and repression."

We recall, on May 6, 2012, the opposition protest March of Millions in Moscow ended in clashes with the police. As a result, hundreds of people were detained, later several dozens received prison sentences.

Also there is no oppositionist Alexei Navalny and people who support his policy at a rally dedicated to the five-year anniversary of Bolotnaya Square events. This was reported by the correspondent of 112 Ukraine.

According to him, now about 2 thousand people participate in this event.

"Representatives of Russian LGBTs were able to come out with their position here and demand to stop reprisals against representatives of sexual minorities in the North Caucasus," the correspondent noted.

In addition, the particupants noted they are against the Russian aggression.

"They state that Russia is aggressive towards Ukraine and some other countries, and they are against these military actions", correspondent reports.

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