: Moscow police disperse protest in support of Savchenko
Society17:07 Mar. 27, 2016
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Moscow police disperse protest in support of Savchenko

Nine people detained during the demonstration

Moscow police dispersed a protest organized in support of Nadiya Savchenko. The organisers say they followed all the rules and the event was allowed by the city administration.

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The activists from 'Solidarnost', a group founded by the late Boris Nevtsov gathered near a metro station with several signs in support of the imprisoned Ukrainian pilot.

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They claim these signs were always a part of their protests in the past two years. However, only now authorities found an issue with them.

Nine demonstrators were detained during the protest.

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