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MOSCOW, January 1. /TASS/. More than 1 million people have taken part in New Year celebrations in Moscow, nearly 7,000 police officers maintained public order, no serious violations registered, the press service of the Moscow police department told TASS on Friday.
"More than 1 million people took part in the New Year events held in public places and in the streets of the Russian capital overnight on January 1, 2016, including 150,000 people in the central part of the city. Nearly 7,000 law enforcement officers were involved in maintaining public order," the press service said.
The Russian Interior Ministry earlier said on its website that public order and citizens' security had been fully protected and that no serious violations had been registered.
The ministry noted that more than 68,000 law enforcement officers and internal troops service members as well as volunteers were involved in maintaining public order across the country overnight on January 1, 2016.
"Police officers continue to protect public order in the places where festive events are held," the ministry added.