MOSCOW, December 7 (Itar-Tass) —— The Moscow police detained about 600 people for the attempt at an unauthorized rally on the Triumfalnaya Square, a source in the Moscow law enforcement agencies told Itar-Tass on Wednesday.
“The police detained 569 people for the attempt at an unauthorized rally on the Triumfalnaya Square. No serious violations were reported,” the source said.
He noted that about 2,000 people participated in an authorized rally on the Triumfalnaya Square on Tuesday. Meanwhile, several groups of oppositionists were seeking to hold their unauthorized rallies and some of them were detained.
Reinforced patrols of police and servicemen of the Interior Ministry Troops ensured security and order on the Triumfalnaya Square.
About 300 people were detained for the attempt at an unauthorized march at the Chistye Prudy metro station on Monday evening.