The interior Ministry reported the arrest of 150 people after the rally on Tverskaya

After the last on Tverskaya street in Moscow in an unsanctioned rally detained 150 people. This was reported by the official representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia Irina Wolf, reports RIA Novosti.

Offenders delivered in the bodies of internal Affairs for investigation.

According to the interior Ministry, which leads “Interfax”, the rally involved about 4,5 thousand people, according to estimates of the municipality — not more than five thousand.

Originally the rally was to be held in consistent with the authorities place on Sakharov Avenue (in the end there was held a sanctioned rally, which, according to the police, came to 1.8 thousand people). However, on the night of June 12, the opposition leader Alexei Navalny urged his supporters to go out on Tverskaya, a part of which has been blocked off and made pedestrian for holding of festive events dedicated to the Day of Russia. The politician himself was not involved in the demonstrations, he was arrested on leaving his home.

In addition, on June 12 anti-corruption rallies were held in dozens of cities across the country.