Three Anti-Putin Protesters Detained on Red Square

RIA Novosti
Monday 4th March, 2013

MOSCOW, March 4 (RIA Novosti) – Three political activists were detained on Moscow’s Red Square on Monday for attempting to hold an unauthorized protest, city police said. “Three people were detained for disturbing the peace in the central part of the city at around 1:00 p.m. (8 a.m. GMT), and were taken to a district police station to take administrative action against them,” the police press service said. The police did not say exactly how they “disturbed the peace” but Left Front leader Sergei Udaltsov wrote in his twitter microblog that the activists had chained themselves to a …

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