15 Detained on Red Square for Protesting Registration Law

The Moscow Times
Tuesday 19th March, 2013

Editor’s note: The video contains profanity in Russian. 18+ Police have detained 15 activists for lighting flares on Red Square and unfolding a banner reading, “[Expletive] your registration!” The unauthorized rally was apparently held to protest the tightening of rules on mandatory residential registration sought by legislation approved by the State Duma in its first reading in February. The 15 protesters were quickly detained late Monday and taken to separate police stations, where eight people remained in detention as of Tuesday afternoon, RBC Daily reported. YouTube video of the …

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