MOSCOW, December 12. In the centre of Moscow on two shares detained more than 50 people, among them the leader of “Yabloko” Sergei Mitrokhin, and Georgy Satarov. About it Sergey Mitrokhin wrote on his page in the network Facebook.
According to him, Constitution Day, the activists of the party “Yabloko” on Pushkin square wanted to hold single pickets, however, were detained. According to him, were only arrested 14 people, including himself. They were taken to the tverskoe police station. Later, on the so-called “March for change” was arrested 33 persons, among them human rights activist Lev Ponomarev and other activists. The action was not sanctioned by the city authorities in connection with the preparation of the city for new year and Christmas holidays.
TASS has no official comments of the Metropolitan police about the arrest of activists in Central Moscow.