1,400 Detained In Russian Police Crackdown On Opposition Protest

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A Russian group that monitors police arrests says nearly 1,400 people were detained in a police crackdown on an opposition protest in Moscow, the largest number of detentions at a protest in the Russian capital this decade.

Russian police violently dispersed thousands of people who thronged Moscow streets on Saturday to protest election authorities for disqualifying independent candidates from the Sept. 8 election for the Moscow city council.

Several protesters reported broken limbs and head injuries. Police justified their response by saying the rally was not sanctioned by authorities.

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{Matzav.com}

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  1. Where’s the Washington Times with local news which had more protesters? The American people are more interested in the HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS in San Diego, CA, protesting the mandatory vaccination of the dangerous fatal vaccines.

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