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ST. PETERSBURG, December 6 (Itar-Tass) —— Protesters are moving towards the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly building. The police are trying to hold them back but a small group of protesters has broken through the police cordons.
About 60 protesters are detained, but the final number of the detainees may be larger.
Two or three hundreds of protesters are staying near the Gostiny Dvor metro station to oppose the outcome of the State Duma election.
The protests in St. Petersburg have been on for three days. Sixty-five protesters were detained on the ballot day, December 4, for disobedience to the police.
The city police said they were operating in the regular regime but we ready to prevent any breach of public security.
About 120 protesters were seized on Nevsky Avenue and 30 more near the Gallery shopping mall by the Moskovsky railroad terminal on Monday.