Uncoordinated action of the opposition in the cities of the North-West of Russia were detention
Moscow. 7 Oct. INTERFAX.RU — the rally of supporters of opposition leader Alexei Navalny took place on Saturday in several cities of the North-West of Russia, there were no arrests.
So, in Petersburg the opposition gathered on the Champ de Mars. The activists, which, according to observers, had accumulated several hundred, went unauthorized March on Liteiny Prospekt, but the police put a stop to it. The activists were arrested, the rest dispersed.
Earlier Smolny warned St. Petersburgers of the inadmissibility of the protest action on 7 October. And on Saturday afternoon it became known that the police detained the coordinator of the “Open Russia” in St. Petersburg Andrei Pivovarov, and earlier in the morning, for illegal campaigning were detained two employees of the city headquarters of Alexei Navalny, a lawyer of the St. Petersburg headquarters of Denis Mikhailov and officer staff of the Michael Sosin.