The EU urged the Russian authorities to release detained peaceful demonstrators
Moscow. On 13 June. INTERFAX.RU — the Detention of hundreds of peaceful demonstrators in Moscow, St. Petersburg and other cities of Russia threatens fundamental freedoms, said the official representative of the European foreign service (EVS).
“These basic rights are enshrined in the Russian Constitution, and we expect that they will be protected and not violated,” — said in a communique issued on Monday evening in Brussels.
“We expect that Russian authorities will fully comply with international obligations undertaken by Russia, including in the Council of Europe and the OSCE in the protection of these rights and immediately release peaceful demonstrators or those people who intended to realize their basic rights,” reads the statement of the representative of the EMU.
In some regions of the Russian Federation on Monday held a rally of the opposition. In Moscow for violations of public order in internal Affairs bodies for the proceedings was delivered more than 150 people in St Petersburg — 500 people, reported the press center of the interior Ministry.