The United States condemned the detention of hundreds of protesters in Russia, calling these measures an “assault on democratic values”.
“We urge the Russian government to immediately release all peaceful demonstrators,” said state Department spokesman mark Toner.
“Washington is concerned after learning about the arrest of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny”.
Sunday, March 26, Tverskaya street in Central Moscow, Navalny supporters tried to stage an unauthorized mass event. In it, according to police, was attended by 7-8 thousand people. Police detained, according to the latest data, more than 800 people. Navalny was detained shortly after his appearance at the event.
Moscow authorities deny the opposition to agree action, offered to transfer her to Sokolniki and Lublin, however, the organizers refused to do so.
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