MOSCOW, May 9 (Itar-Tass) —— About 20,000 policemen will secure public order during VE-Day celebrations in Moscow, a spokesman for the Moscow police department told Itar-Tass on Wednesday.
“Today, more than 20,000 policemen and servicemen of the interior troops will enure law and order in the capital city. About 13,000 of them will be on duty in downtown Moscow,” the spokesman said.
Police forces in Moscow have been reinforced ahead of the May holidays. Special attention is paid to vital facilities, including the city’s metro.