Russian opera star Hvorostovsky cancels Vienna season concertsSociety & Culture June 29, 16:30
Samantha Smith: 10-year-old Goodwill Ambassador that embraced warmth during the Cold WarSociety & Culture June 29, 16:29
Paris sees new opportunities for dialogue on Syria with MoscowWorld June 29, 16:27
All five defendants charged with Nemtsov's murder found guiltyRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 29, 16:12
Putin to receive ex-US Secretary of State Kissinger ThursdayRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 29, 15:51
Russia’s missile early warning system helps ward off any threatMilitary & Defense June 29, 15:19
Jury to deliberate on verdict in Nemtsov murder caseSociety & Culture June 29, 15:08
Foreign customers interested in Russia’s latest icebreaker projectBusiness & Economy June 29, 14:22
British media accuse Russian footballers of doping after failure to host 2018 World CupSport June 29, 14:08
MOSCOW, December 6 (Itar-Tass) —— Yabloko leader Sergei Mitrokhin was seized on Moscow’s Triumfalnaya Square.
“I am inside a police bus together with 30 detainees. It is hot and stuffy in here. We are brought to a police station, most probably, to the Meshchanskoye,” he wrote in his Twitter micro-blog.
The opposition also reported the detention of Eduard Limonov.
It was reported earlier that opposition member Boris Nemtsov and Gazeta.ru observer Bozhena Rynska had been detained in an unauthorized opposition action in the center of Moscow.
The police seized Nemtsov on Triumfalnaya Square, a police officer told Itar-Tass. In all, dozens of opposition members are taken into custody.
Some time ago the opposition protesters tried to break through police cordon towards the Nashi rally on Moscow’s Triumfalnaya Square. The attempt failed.
Police trucks are moving along the Sadovoye Ring towards Triumfalnaya Square. The traffic is limited and suspended around Triumfalnaya Square.
The Nashi are chanting “Russia! Putin! Medvedev!” About 5,000 are taking part in the Nashi action, the police said.
More than 100 protesters are detained on Moscow’s Triumfalnaya Square, the city police told Itar-Tass.
“Over 100 people are taken into custody for trying to block the traffic and disobeying lawful demands of the police,” the department said.