Number of detainees at anti-corruption rallies in Moscow reached 1 thousand people

Source : 112 Ukraine

Mass protests were held in Moscow, St. Petersburg and dozens of Russian cities
08:31, 27 March 2017


The number of detainees at anti-corruption rallies in Moscow, according to updated data, reached 1 thousand people, according to OVD-Info. Also there are minors among the detainees.

At the same time, the MIA of Russia in Moscow reported the detention of about 500 people by police officers and Russian Guard. This is stated in the press service of the department.


According to police, about 7-8 thousand people attended the protest action on Tverskaya Street in Moscow and on the surrounding territories.

Earlier we reported that group of OMON fighters crashed into the crowd and pushed them out of the square. Policemen were using batons. Around 200 OMON officers arrived at the square, they are pushed people out in chain.


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.

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