Russian space budget may grow this yearScience & Space May 26, 20:48
Moscow hopes London High Court will deliver judgement on Ukraine’s debt to Russia soonBusiness & Economy May 26, 20:21
Hungarian top diplomat: EU must discuss anti-Russian sanctionsWorld May 26, 19:56
Russian, French top diplomats discuss preparations for Putin’s visit to FranceRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 26, 19:47
Moscow comments on Tallinn’s move to expel Russian diplomatsRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 26, 19:43
WADA: Legendary Isinbayeva suits role of ambassador for clean sports in RussiaSport May 26, 19:33
Russia working on advanced air defense systemMilitary & Defense May 26, 19:17
WADA receives Russia’s new national anti-doping planSport May 26, 19:14
Moldova’s ruling pro-European coalition breaks upWorld May 26, 19:12
St PETERSBURG, May 1 (Itar-Tass) - Police detained about twenty individuals at 13.00 hrs on Wednesday after a May Day demonstration along Nevsky Prospect and on Palace Square where the United Russia party held its rally, the police of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region told Itar-Tass.
“A group of 20 individuals tried to break up public order on Palace Square where a sanctioned action was taking place,” the police said. “Officers stopped the violations. Detainees have been brought to police stations to face penalties for administrative offences.”
The police do not specify what section of the political spectrum the detainees belong to, although the eyewitnesses claimed they are anarchists.