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Russian police detained 500 protesters in St Petersburg - ministry
June 12, 2017 / 3:57 PM / 3 months ago

Russian police detained 500 protesters in St Petersburg - ministry

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Police detained 500 protesters at an anti-Kremlin demonstration in Russia’s second-largest city St Petersburg on Monday, the Interior Ministry said.

Around 3,500 people participated in the unsanctioned protest, the ministry said in a statement.

Reporting by Jack Stubbs; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov; Editing by Jack Stubbs

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