In Russia, the detentions of people who come out to rally against the war with Ukraine continue. Since February 24, 1866 people have been detained in 60 cities of the country, leads data at 22:18 human rights project “OVD-Info”.
In St. Petersburg, about 60 participants in an anti-war rally were detained near the Duma Tower, writes Zaks.ru. In particular, the police detained activist Maria Parkina, despite the fact that she had two small children with her. According to the telegram channel “Journal DOXA”, the child was taken away by other participants in the action, the activist is in a paddy wagon. Later her released home.
“Mediazona” transmitsthat several hundred participants in the anti-war action in St. Petersburg headed along Nevsky Prospekt towards Palace Square. They chant “No to war”.
In Moscow, 35 people were detained at an anti-war rally in front of the monument to Prince Vladimir, they are being taken to the Izmailovo police station. Earlier, the Moscow mayor’s office refused to approve the “Peace March”, scheduled for March 5.
Activist Dmitry Makovsky was detained in Arkhangelsk. Five people were detained in Nizhny Novgorod. They were taken to the 5th police department. Opposition activist and journalist Natalya Rezontova was detained in the city on Bolshaya Pokrovskaya Street.