MOSCOW, November 4 (Itar-Tass) - About 4.8 thousand police officers will ensure security during festivities on Day of National Unity in Moscow; policemen have asked people not to yield to provocations, the city police department told Itar-Tass.
“A total of about 4,800 police officers, servicemen of Interior Troops and voluntary citizen patrolmen will be ensuring public law and order and citizens’ security in Moscow on November 4. People are not allowed to carry during the festive events sharp objects, large bags, plastic, glass and other containers with liquids for the sake of antiterrorist security,” the police said.
Moscow police have strongly requested citizens to be vigilant and inform police officers about suspicious people or objects abandoned in the areas of mass events.
The police have also asked people not to yield to provocations of some individuals who would attempt to use them for their illegal purposes. “Any attempts of illegal acts will be prevented in accordance with the current legislation, and perpetrators swill be brought to responsibility under the law,” the city’s main police department stressed.
It said that a series of public-political actions are planned during the holiday in Moscow on November 4, including an action in Novopushkinsky Square from 08:00 to 18:00 MSK with the declared number of participants up to 1,000 people. People will be admitted to the action through two metal detector frames.
Up to 3 thousand participants have been declared for a rally from 12:00 to 15:00 MSK in Pushkin Square, where six metal detector frames will be installed. A meeting at the Tsvetnoy Boulevard square with the declared number of participants up to 200 people is planed from 14:00 to 18:00 MSK and a picket from 16:00 to 18:00 MSK in Revolution square, at the monument to Karl Marx, with the declared number of participants up to 500 people, where people will be admitted thought two frame metal detectors.
It is also planned to hold a procession from 13:00 to 14:00 from the Oktyabrskoye Pole metro station along Marshal Biryuzov Street, Academician Kurchatov Square, Marshal Vasilevsky Street and a meeting from 14:00 to 16:00 MSK in front of house No 13 in Marshal Vasilevsky Street, with the declared number of participants up to 5 thousand people. People will be admitted to the events through eight metal detectors.
Also, according to the police, there will be a procession from 14:00 to 15:30 MSK from 61-A, Pererva Street to the intersection with Lyublinskaya Street and a meeting from 15:30 to 18:00 MSK at the Soldier of Fatherland monument with the declared number of participants up to 15 thousand people. People will be admitted to the event through 25 frames of metal detectors.