In Moscow rally in support of political prisoners, police detained 40 people

In Moscow the monument to Alexander Griboyedov near the metro station «Chistye Prudy» was the people’s Assembly in support of political prisoners.

According to «Novaya Gazeta», the event was attended by about 50 people.

According to witnesses, detained 40 people.

As reported by OVD-info, police broke into the crowd and roughly detained the individuals in the direction of the chief of Department on conducting mass events UVD of the Central administrative district Alexander Makhonina. Arrested mark Halperin, Alexander Makarov, Yuri Gorsky, Vladimir Zalesak, Roman Kovalev and a few others.

One of the detainees, Vladimir Zalesak, wrote on Twitter that brought in the paddy wagon the woman became ill, she called for an ambulance.

As noted by passers-by, police on the ground were two times more than the protesters. According to eyewitnesses, the police roughly detained those present at the event people.

The event was coordinated with the city authorities, said one of the leaders of the «New opposition».

According to media reports, the main themes of the gathering, the matching requirement of the anti-Crisis rally # 1 and support for political prisoners — Ildar Dading , and many others.

Some time later all detainees were released from police departments, some of them police officers interviewed, reported «Interfax» the representative of the «New opposition».

According to him, against several leaders of the organization were instituted administrative protocols.

We will remind, in November in Moscow detained participants of «Russian March».

In Moscow rally in support of political prisoners, police detained 40 people 14.01.2017

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