Washington called for the release of detained participants of opposition rallies in Russia
Moscow. June 12. INTERFAX.RU — the White house urged Russia to release the detained participants of protest actions on June 12.
“The United States strongly condemn the detention of hundreds of peaceful protesters across Russia on 12 June,” he said Monday at a briefing in Washington a press-the Secretary of the White house Sean Spicer.
According to him, “the United States will monitor the situation.” “We urge the Russian government to immediately release all peaceful protesters,” said Spicer.
12 Jun across Russia held rallies against corruption. In Moscow and St. Petersburg, according to official figures, detained a total of more than 650 people. Authorities said that the rallies were provocative.