Participants of the pickets in support of Ingush residents were detained in Saint Petersburg. Photo from George Markov's page on Facebook

27 November 2018, 08:32

Participants of pickets in support of Ingush residents detained in Saint Petersburg

At least nine Saint Petersburg activists were detained in the city centre during pickets in support of Ingush residents protesting against the agreement on the border with Chechnya.

On November 26, in the centre of Saint Petersburg, participants of the protest action were detained with the use of force, the "OVD-Info" reports.

Oppositionist Vladimir Shipitsin reported that Roman Samoilov, one of the picketers, was taken to hospital. Besides, all the posters were seized from the detainees.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on November 26, 2018 at 03:49 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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