Tens of thousands rally in Moscow in support of free elections

Thousands have gathered in Moscow to demand free elections despite a police crackdown.

It is the fourth consecutive week when large numbers of people have taken to the streets of the Russian capital to demand opposition-minded candidates be allowed to run in a Moscow election next month – something the authorities have so far refused to allow.

Saturday’s protest has been authorized by city authorities, but a similar protest a week earlier was not and police detained more than 1,000 people.

(Source: Reuters) 

Source Article from http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2019/08/10/603168/rally-Moscow-Russia-free-election

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