Authorities said the sterling work of the police during a rally in Moscow

Moscow authorities are satisfied with the police during an unauthorized protest on Tverskaya street. About it “Interfax” said the head of Department of regional security and combating corruption of the capital Vladimir Chernikov.

“The police have shown themselves perfectly. The staff acted properly and professionally. They have coped with their task — provide security in this cluster of people on a fairly limited area,” he said.

In a statement on the website of the Moi in the capital said they had detained about 500 people.

Earlier it was reported that during the action were detained opposition leader Alexei Navalny. This happened a few minutes after his appearance at the event.

The rally, according to police, was attended by 7-8 thousand people.

The action on Tverskaya has not been agreed with the Moscow government. It offered to transfer her to Sokolniki and Lublin, however, the organizers refused to do so.