About 700 participants of the uncoordinated anti-corruption protest action were detained in Moscow, in Tverskaya Street, “OVD-Info” reported.

More than 900 participants of the similar rally that was held without agreement with the city authorities in the Champ de Mars in St. Petersburg were detained as well.

Reportedly, 17 people including a minor were detained in Tula.


13 participants of the anti-corruption rally were detained In Veliky Novgorod, and 36 people were detained in Kaliningrad.

Earlier, The leader of the Russian opposition Aleksei Navalny was detained in the entrance of his house in Moscow.