Police arrested in Russian cities, hundreds of participants of protest actions “He is not our king”, organized at the call of Alexei Navalny before the inauguration of Russian President Vladimir Putin on 7 may. Text on the channel “Rain”.
So, mass detentions took a place in Krasnoyarsk, Yakutsk, Novokuznetsk, Barnaul. In Krasnoyarsk detained more than 150 people in Yakutsk – 75 people (later “OVD-info” reported that the detainees 85, and all of them were released), in Novokuznetsk – about 20 people in Barnaul – 12 people (all already released).
In several cities – in St. Petersburg, Krasnoyarsk, Krasnodar, Ryazan, Tambov, Kemerovo and Cheboksary – Navalny supporters were detained ahead of the rally on 5 may.
In some cities, the authorities agreed to hold protest rallies and marches – for example, arrived in Vladivostok, Khabarovsk, Komsomolsk-on-Amur. In most cities, permission for holding a protest activists received, including in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Petersburg.
Shortly after the start of the event among the detainees was himself Bulk and the photographer of “Novaya Gazeta” Mikhail Grebenshikov.
Earlier, police detained a supporter of Navalny Nikolai Laskin. On Pushkin square began clashes between the rally participants, “we are not the king” and activists of NOD. Only by 15:00 GMT the number of detainees, according to “OVD-info”, reached 40 people.
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