MOSCOW, February 23 (Itar-Tass) —— Organizers of a rally in support of presidential candidate Vladimir Zhirinovsky in downtown Moscow might be fined for exceeding the authorized number of participants, a spokesman for the Moscow police department told Itar-Tass on Thursday.
“According to verified data, the rally in support of leader of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR) Vladimir Zhirinovsky in Pushkinskaya Square drew 3,500 participants. No accidents were reported during the rally,” the spokesman said. “The rally organizers will be summoned to police to make a protocol on exceeding the number of participants they had planned to draw.”
The organizers planned that the rally would draw up to 1,500 people.