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

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.

Read also Nadiya Savchenko's health worsens

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.

Watch also Ukraine Today's interview with Ilya Novikov, one of Savchenko's lawyers"Nadiya Savchenko could possibly return to Ukraine soon"

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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