In Moscow, on December 31, about 20 people were detained. Against four were protocols under Part 8 of Art. 20.2 Administrative Code (repeated violation of the rules of the mass event), reports “OVD-Info”.
Temuuzhin Sambuudavaagiin was initially detained, who picketed near Pushkinskaya Square near the entrance to New Year’s events. He stood with the banner “Cutting Olivier – innocent people are in prison.” Freedom for political prisoners! ” After him, they detained a girl who also staged a solitary picket. Together with her, another 12 people were taken to the paddy wagon. Several detained migrants were sent to another autopark; how many were there is unknown.
After that, law enforcement authorities detained three more people – they approached the police and asked what they had detained 13 activists earlier, OVD-Info reports with reference to one of the detainees. They walked along Tverskaya with posters from single pickets, but they did not plan to picket on Tverskaya.
After everyone was released from the departments, Alexander Kim was detained, who wanted to transfer the contacts of a human rights activist to the detained foreign citizens. He told OVD-Info that he had been hit under the ribs and taken to the same lockup. In the area of Nikolskaya Street, a minor Olga Misik was detained.