Demonstrations: Hundreds of arrests in Moscow during protest action
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Moscow (AP) - Russian police arrested hundreds of people again in Moscow in a peaceful protest by the opposition for fair and free elections. The uniformed men, armed with helmets, protective vests and truncheons, seized dozens of people's hands and legs and squeezed them into police buses. Around 600 arrests were reported in a statement by the Ministry of Interior - and by 1500 participants in the action. Downtown Moscow was cordoned off along the magnificent boulevards with metal bars. The center was like a fortress.