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Mass detentions in Russia are insult to democratic values, - US Department of State
09:14, 27 March 2017
Mass detentions in Russia are insult to democratic values, - US Department of State

State Department spokesman Mark Toner called on the Russian authorities to immediately release the detainees

09:14, 27 March 2017

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The US State Department condemned the mass detentions of hundreds of protesters in Russia, calling the actions of the Russian authorities an insult to democratic values.

This was reported by Reuters.

US State Department spokesman Mark Toner appealed to the Russian authorities to immediately release all peaceful rally participants.

The State Department also noted that they are concerned about the arrest of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

Let us remind, the number of detainees at anti-corruption rallies in Moscow reached 1 thousand people.

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.

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