“The organizers of the illegal rally said that now ten times more people would come to it, that detentions on the 27th day would provoke what would happen to all of Moscow in the square. They set such a task, and tried to mobilize people in chat rooms in WhatsApp and Telegram to the exits. Shares in fact there was no. Everything ended in complete failure, ”said Matveychev.
Earlier, an uncoordinated campaign was held in Moscow for admitting independent candidates to the Moscow City Duma elections.
According to the Interior Ministry, about 1,500 people took part in an unauthorized event, about 600 were detained.