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MOSCOW, May 5 (Itar-Tass) — Police will take additional security measures on May 7, the day of the Russian president's inauguration.
More than 20,000 policemen and other law-enforcement personnel are already on duty to ensure order in the city, the press service of the Russian Interior Ministry's Moscow department told Itar-Tass on Saturday.
Moscow police before the May holidays, on April 30, switched to the tightened security regime. Reinforced police units are on duty at streets. Prevention measures are taken, and particularly important sites of Moscow, including the metro, are under special control, the press service said.
More than 20,000 policemen and servicemen of interior troops ensure order in the city at present, including 13,000 in central Moscow.
Mobile reserves of special-purpose units are formed in every district. Regional departments also assist to ensure order in the capital.