Police officers search a person throughout a protest in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. Scores of individuals have been arrested within the heart of Moscow whereas attempting to bademble for an unauthorized protest demonstration known as for by an excessive nationalist group. (Nikolay Koreshkov/Associated Press)
By Associated Press By Associated Press November 5 at 11:19 AM
MOSCOW — Hundreds of individuals had been arrested within the heart of Moscow whereas attempting to bademble Sunday for an unauthorized demonstration known as by an excessive nationalist group.
The arrests at Manezh Square, adjoining to the Kremlin, got here two days after Russia’s home safety company mentioned it had arrested a few of the group’s members. They are suspected of planning to firebomb administrative buildings.
The group, known as Artpodgotovka, was declared an extremist group by a Russian courtroom final week. Its exiled chief, Vyacheslav Maltsev, had known as for protests to power President Vladimir Putin’s resignation.
The OVD-Info group that screens political arrests mentioned 376 folks had been detained Sunday in Moscow and one other 36 in three different cities. State information company Tbad cited police officers as saying 263 had been detained.
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