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MOSCOW, January 13 (Itar-Tass) – Police have detained nine anti-adoption law protesters at Moscow’s Strastnoi Boulevard, where the opposition march started, the press service of the main interior department told Itar-Tass on Sunday.
“Law enforcers have detained nine people for violation of the rules on large-scale rallies and actions,” the press service said.
Protesters among whom are many people with children, including in baby prams, reached their final destination – Sakharov Prospect, where they throw to waste containers portraits of parliamentarians who voted for the law banning adoptions of Russian children by American families.
Police say around 7,000 people are taking part in the march, while organizers say their number may reach 30,000.