Militants launch shell on exhibition complex near Damascus - televisionWorld August 20, 15:27
Cardinal Parolin: Dialogue of Roman Catholic and Orthodox Churches to help them feel unitySociety & Culture August 20, 8:27
Polina Dibrova, mother of three, wins Mrs. Russia 2017 beauty pageantSociety & Culture August 20, 4:41
Russian emergencies ministry plane returns from firefighting mission in ArmeniaWorld August 20, 4:39
East Ukraine conflict claimed nearly 3,000 civilian lives — ICRCWorld August 20, 1:56
Renowned Russian filmmaker Andrei Konchalovsky turns 80Society & Culture August 20, 0:48
One of seven injured in Surgut stabbing spree in critical condition — authoritiesSociety & Culture August 19, 23:51
Netanyahu expects to meet with Putin in Sochi on August 23 — Israeli premier’s officeRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 19, 22:47
Surgut attacker is identified as a local resident - investigationSociety & Culture August 19, 14:09
ST.PETERSBURG, May 31 (Itar-Tass) - Police have detained seven people who organized an unauthorized protest action downtown St. Petersburg on Friday evening.
"Police thwarted an unsanctioned rally. Seven people were taken to a police station for investigation,” a source at the Interior Ministry department for St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region told Itar-Tass.
The detainees will face administrative charges for disobedience to police and participation in an authorized public event.
Friday’s action took place near the Gostinnyi Dvor metro station as part of a series of Strategy-31 civic protests in support of the right to peaceful assembly in Russia guaranteed by Article 31 of the Russian Constitution. Since July 31st, 2009, protests have been held on Moscow’s Triumfalnaya Square on the 31st day of each month, which has 31 days.