MOSCOW, December 12. Police detained about 20 people, including the Chairman of the party “Yabloko” Sergei Mitrokhin, on Saturday in Moscow on a Pushkin square during a picket on the occasion of Constitution Day.
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As the correspondent from a place of events, Mitrokhin, who held the poster, the police transmitted on the bus. Later two buses arrived another 15-20 activists: some of them held placards, others just didn’t obey the police to leave the area.
Other participants of the rally, the police pushed to the side, arguing that the area will be conducted works on installation of Christmas decorations.
Activists of the party “Yabloko” held today on Pushkin square in Central Moscow a series of single pickets on the occasion of Constitution Day.
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