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PERM, December 12 (Itar-Tass) —— The protesters against the results of the elections to the State Duma staged a rally here on Sunday.
Some 800 people were participating in the protest action, the Perm territorial police department reported. The initiative group of young people, which announced a rally in the Internet, claimed that from 1,500 to 2,000 people were participating in the rally.
The rally was staged in downtown Perm at the monument entitled Legend about the Perm Bear at the Ural hotel. The police fenced off the area for the rally. Perm residents entered the area through metal detectors.
The protesters were chanting the slogans “Return the power to people!” and “One for all, all for one!” The Communist Party and Yabloko were among the main protesting parties at the rally. The protesters were also carrying the Russian national flag, the Soviet Union flag, the black-yellow-white flag, the anarchist black flag and the flags of Perm public organizations.
The police detained only four people, including two 17-year-old young men, which had component parts for making flares and two drunken adults, the Perm police told Itar-Tass after the rally. The teenagers were ordered to give official explanations, the police protocols were made up against the adults. The stagers of the Perm protest action already thanked the police for the respectful attitude through the VKontakte social network.