MOSCOW, October 15 (Itar-Tass) —— Police ensured security and order in the Moscow Region during the election day, the head of the regional police press service, Yevgeny Gildeyev, told Itar-Tass on Monday.
No serious incidents were reported during the elections in 18 municipalities. Order was ensured in full, he said.
More than 2,700 policemen, not counting duty services, ensured public order. Almost 1,500 policemen and more than 400 guards were on duty at the polling stations.
The number of patrols was increased 25 percent. All the important facilities in the region were additionally guarded by police.