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Riot Police and Anti-Kremlin Protesters Face Off in Central Moscow

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Published on July 27, 2019 - Duration: 01:00s

Riot Police and Anti-Kremlin Protesters Face Off in Central Moscow

Multiple arrests were reported as hundreds of protesters gathered near the mayor’s office on Moscow’s Tverskaya Street on July 27, calling for opposition candidates to be allowed stand in city council elections.

Storyful has seen footage of demonstrators being arrested.

Estimates of those detained range from 200 to 400.

Media reports indicate that several leading opposition politicians were detained in the days leading up to the protest.

The next municipal election is due to be held in September.

Credit: @lindeskun via Storyful

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