January 25, 2018 / 10:27 AM / a month ago

Russian police - We'll deal harshly with lawbreakers at pre-election protests: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Interior Ministry warned on Thursday it would harshly suppress any violations of the law at planned pre-election opposition protests, the RIA news agency reported on Thursday.

Opposition leader Alexei Navalny is organising a series of rallies across Russia on Jan. 28 to press home his call for a boycott of a March 18 presidential election he has been barred from running in.

Reporting by Andrey Ostroukh; Writing by Denis Pinchuk; Editing by Andrew Osborn

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below