Police have counted about 250 people at an unsanctioned rally in Moscow
According to the capital Glaucus, violations of public order were not.
Moscow. April 29. INTERFAX.RU About 250 people took part in an unsanctioned rally in Central Moscow on Saturday, reported “Interfax” the press service of the Moscow Central Directorate of police.
“In the center of Moscow ended with the dismantling of the “Open Russia”, which was attended by about 250 people”, — said the press officer.
Earlier, the “Open Russia” has sent to the Metropolitan mayor a letter of intent to hold the event on 29 April for the route, including the Slavic area, which is situated next to the presidential administration of the Russian Federation, but was refused in the coordination of the event. Authorities offered the organizers an alternative route is on the Avenue Sakharov, but the applicants refused, stressing that it will hold a rally at the originally requested route.
On 27 April, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov told reporters that the attempt of the demonstrators to pass on disputed route “will lead naturally to a completely legitimate response of the authorities in law”.