Ramil Sitdikov / RIA Novosti
The number of participants coordinated by the mayor’s office protest on Prospekt Akademika Sakharova to 15:00 has increased to 15 thousand people. On Saturday, August 10, reported on the website of the main Department of MIA in Moscow.
“15:00 the event was attended by about 15 thousand people. The outflow of participants”, — stated in the message.
As of 14:00 the number of participants of the protest action was about seven thousand people.
The police warned that the rally on Prospekt Akademika Sakharova preparing provocations. Law enforcement officers urged the protesters to comply with the requirements of applicable law and to prevent violations of public order.
August 1, the city has agreed on a meeting for the admission of independent candidates to the Moscow city Duma elections on 10 August from 14:00 to 16:00 on Sakharov Avenue. The maximum number of participants should not exceed 100 thousand people.
An inconsistent rally in support not allowed for the election of independent candidates to the Moscow city Duma was held in Moscow in the afternoon on Saturday, August 3. According to the interior Ministry of Russia, for various offenses were detained about 600 people. In General, according to police, the rally was attended by about 1,5 thousand citizens.
It was noted that police using loudspeakers warned that the action was illegal, and asked everyone to disperse, not to violate public order and not to interfere with the passage of citizens.
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