Number of detentions exceeded one thousand in Navalni protests in Russia

Number of detentions exceeded one thousand in Navalni protests in Russia



Number of detentions exceeded one thousand in Navalni protests in Russia

Supporters of opposition leader Navalni held demonstrations in many cities of Russia. More than a thousand demonstrators were detained.

Police detained more than a thousand demonstrators during demonstrations to release Russian opposition leader Aleksey Navalni from prison.
After Navalni started a hunger strike 3 weeks ago in the prison where he was detained and then he was hospitalized, his supporters went to the streets.
Demonstrators took to the streets in more than 75 cities of the country today, and by the evening hours the number of arrests approached 500. In the western cities of the country, the demonstrators had landed at 19:00.
Despite all the warnings of the Russian Interior Ministry that the demonstrations were illegal, the protesters shouted “Freedom to Navalni, get out of Putin”.
St. In the cities of St. Petersburg and Moscow, activity started in the evening. Police blocked the area around the Kremlin Palace, blocking the entrances and exits. Protesters gathered in Pushkin Square and nearby streets and started demonstrations.
Moscow and St. While police intervened in the protests in St. Petersburg, it has been announced that more than a thousand detectors have been detained across the country so far.


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