On Saturday, October 7, in dozens of Russian cities, rallies «For Navalny». As of 17:00, in 22 cities of Russia at the rallies of supporters of Alexei Navalny detained more than 100 people, reports «Echo of Moscow» with reference to «OVD-info».
In Yekaterinburg detained 30 protesters. Reported about it in interview of radio station «Echo of Moscow» took part in the action of the mayor of Yekaterinburg Yevgeny Roizman, stressing that it is often the actions of the police had sufficient to arrest the grounds. «I saw that I really did not like. I believe that police actions were often unprovoked, and in response the crowd also begins to lash out like that and starts. The police are very hard to respond to specific slogans like «Putin – vor» — said Roizman.
In Yakutsk, one of the participants of the rally were severely beaten, his nose was broken.
In Moscow the opposition rally was attended by over a thousand people. The protesters chanted «Freedom to Navalny!». According to preliminary data, was detained one person.
And in the center of St. Petersburg where the rally will begin at 18:00, tightened additional police forces. On Saturday morning detained two employees of the headquarters of Alexei Navalny.
In Tver, at the headquarters, the police detained the coordinator Andrey Prokudin and volunteer Martha Aksenov. In Yakutsk and Perm were also detained coordinators of staff, Anatoly Nogovitsyn and Maxim Zhilin.
In Stavropol coordinator detained directly at the exit of the house, and in Novokuznetsk to members of staff and volunteers the day before sent a letter with the threat.