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News ID: 42888
Publish Date: 18:13 - 10 August 2019
TEHRAN, August 9 -Thousands have gathered in Moscow to demand free elections despite a police crackdown.

Tens of thousands rally in Moscow in support of free electionsTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) -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

 

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