Police detain young people in the area of Pushkinskaya square, where the event took place "He’s not the king"
Alexei Navalny "He’s not the king" on the eve of Vladimir Putin’s inauguration with detentions across the country.
The "OVD-info" 21:00 Saturdays, we are talking about nearly 1,600 detainees. Most of them are in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Petersburg.
Correspondent of Russian service bi-Bi-si watched for attempts to protest Moscow and Saint-Petersburg.
Russian service Bi-bi-si also led an online broadcast of what is happening in Russian cities.
By 14 o’clock the space at the Pushkin monument in Moscow was filled with people. Supporters of Alexei Navalny, left on the action "He’s not the king" shared area with supporters of the President.
In the crowd, groups of people were walking, dressed in the Cossack uniform, and men tied on clothes. George ribbons – a sign that are usually representatives of the Pro-Kremlin movement of NOD.
A few people with orange-and-black flag and the inscription "The national liberation movement" took place at the pedestal of the monument "Putin! Putin! Putin!".
From around them the crowd of oppositionists was added "Thief! Thief! Thief!". Many of them came to Pushkin square with the drawn on sheets of paper posters – "We are against here that that’s all!", "Open your eyes, you are a slave of the king.", "Do not hinder us to live!".
The mayor’s office earlier than the Garden ring. The politician refused and urged supporters to get out on Tverskaya street. In response, the Moscow authorities forbade him to carry out the action.
Already 10 minutes after the beginning of the action policemen in the loudspeaker began to warn sites: "Dear citizens, your actions are illegal. Request to disperse. If you will use physical force and special means".
After a few minutes, the police began to actively use both.
Truncheons, whips and arrest
Police teams were wedged into the crowd, grabbed people and dragged them to a parked on Tverskaya buses. Some of the detainees were hit on the body of the car and the kicks the legs were forced to stand in a convenient for the search position. Someone got into the police buses dragged on the asphalt.
In another part of the Pushkin Square, the police broke into the crowd with the Passion of the Boulevard, on the road driving people with batons and pushing them into fences and curbs. The protesters shouted the policeman: "Shame!".
The police firmly pushed the most people in the square, and then divided the crowd and circuits of the staff
People in Cossack uniform, who slowly strolled in the background. In those moments when the police pushed back the crowd, dressed Cossacks, the men were moving behind the path of the security forces and from there attacked the protesters.
The initiator of the action Alexey Navalny was detained a few minutes later. Several police officers grabbed his arms and legs.
Many of those who are involved in the same way, on the road, on the road.
Attempts to explain to dragging detainees by the police for anything do not lead. "I’m campaigning for Putin, are you ?!"- surprised man in shirt, red coat and the crown.
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The Strastnoy Boulevard, where the chain of police officers was first in the dense groups, and then quickly and firmly pushed away from the square. Find themselves locked people chanted "Russia without Putin" and asked whether they have time for a barbecue.
On cleared from cars Strastnoy Boulevard and then dragged the protesters. Pushkin square and adjacent streets.
"Competent and calm" police
Among those who got into office, was a teenager who, according to his family, not even going to participate in the promotion.
14-year-old Alex (name changed at the request of the family of a young man in. Bi-bi-si) day on 5 may, along with his friend was walking along Tverskaya street to visit him.
"A friend managed to escape, and he’s not"- said the Russian service Bi-bi-si his sister. The boy was released around 21:00, he spent several hours in the Department.
Four Riot police detain 14-year-old boy on Pushkin square
One of the participants in the Moscow police was in the hospital. Dmitry Karasev was beaten with batons during the arrest, then he started to gasp and to complain of pain and nausea, – said the publication "OVD-info".
Correspondent of Russian service bi-Bi-si has become a witness of the process of being arrested in the neighborhood of Malaya Dmitrovka. When she was dragged into the bus, she was screaming that she really hurts and she can not move.
The correspondent of the publication "MBH Media" hit with a trumpet by a policeman, a doctor diagnosed him with a rupture of the lung tissues, reported in his telegram in the head of the international human rights group "Agora" Pavel Chikov.
Moscow authorities, however, praised the police for their work on Pushkin square. "Police and Asgardia today clearly acted in compliance with the law, competently and safely"- said the Interfax the head of the regional security department Vladimir Chernikov.
The "OVD-info" at 21:00 on may 5, in total in Moscow was detained 702 of prospective participant "He’s not the king". A greater number of arrests at an opposition rally in recent years was only on the anti-corruption campaign that followed the film-investigation of the Fund of corruption "You do not Dimon" in March 2017. Then, by mixing "OVD-info" in the Moscow police department got more than one thousand people.
Blocked Nevsky Prospekt
The protesters in St. Petersburg were protesting against a new term of Vladimir Putin
The authorities of St. Petersburg Petersburg in these days of repairing The Nevsky Prospect, therefore, several thousand protesters are easily able to block the main highway. They were actually pushed to the Nevsky Palace, where the bikers opened the season, rehearsed military parade, and the workers designed the stage may 9.
Once on Nevsky prospect, St. Petersburg supporters of Alexei Navalny acted spontaneously. While some designed barricades of communal utensils, others made them over the police barriers and stormed.
The police at this moment dormant, motorists on nearby streets have lost hope to go on Nevsky and unfolded.
Nevsky passed the second hour of action in the area of Vosstaniya square.
Police"astronauts" in a combat uniform, his appearance was interrupted by protesters, wanted to move on, although the barricades have been sporadic clashes with the police.
The participants were distributed in the same streets. Mass detentions took place on St. Isaac’s square and the Hermitage. The police do not pay attention to the chants "Salary is higher honor" in their address.
At the time of publication, according "OVD-info" in Petersburg, there were 229 detainees. Most have to pay fines of 500 rubles for the exit at the roadway, but, as the experience of the previous opposition rallies, often pinpoint arrests of the most active participants.
According to unofficial information, at least one of the detainees on uncoordinated action "He’s not the king" in St. Petersburg may open a criminal case under article about the use of violence against a police officer.