Continued: Navalny arrested at rally in Moscow
The protesters in Moscow in social networks report about the first arrests. According to activist Denis Styazhkin on Twitter, near the metro station “Belorusskaya” detained 15 people.
Denis Styazhkin (@styazshkin)
On 26 March 2017, 10:46
Earlier on Sunday, March 26, it was reported on arrests at opposition rallies in Vladivostok and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.
The opposition rally in the capital to begin at 14:00. With the Moscow authorities the event was not coordinated. City officials and law enforcement agencies pointed out to the organizers on its illegality.
Opposition supporters had originally planned to March from Tverskaya Zastava on the streets 1-ya Tverskaya-Yamskaya and Tverskaya, as well as a meeting on the street Okhotny Ryad. Moscow authorities have not agreed, suggesting another place, but it did not suit the activists.