Rally in support of Navalny is over. Manezhnaia Square cordoned off by riot police. VIDEO

Thousands of Moscow residents gathered at Manezhnaia Square to protest against the verdicts for Alexei and Oleg Navalny.

According to Moscow police estimates, the unsanctioned rally in the capital of Russia gathered 1,500 people, Censor.NET reports citing Gazeta.ru.

Alexei Navalny tried to visit the event himself, thereby violating the conditions of the house arrest. The opposition leader was detained by the police and taken back home. In total, according to the official data, the law enforcement officers detained more than 100 people.

The data from Russian media differ significantly - in particular, the "OVD-info" reported 245 people detained.

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Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/v318697