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MOSCOW, July 5 (Itar-Tass) - Five persons were detained in downtown Moscow for attempting to stage an unsanctioned picket against reforms of the Russian Academy of Sciences, a spokesman for the Moscow police department told Itar-Tass on Friday.
These people tried to stage their action in front of the Russian State Duma lower parliament house that voted a relevant bill in the second reading.
According to the spokesman, the five were taken to a local police station. They might be brought to administrative liability.