The first participants of the rally in support of Navalny were detained in Moscow

Moscow police stopped a picket near Red Square with a poster “Freedom and kangaroo, Putin is a spider”, referring to the stories of politician Alexei Navalny about the conditions of his imprisonment. According to the OVD-Info source, the detainee was taken to the Kitai-Gorod police station for further investigation.

Another picketeller was detained on Pushkin Square, Attention, Moscow reports. The man was distributing leaflets. He was then detained and taken to a rice wagon. A picket with a poster with a poster “Freedom for Navalny” was also stopped near the Moscow Musical Theater.

Alexey’s team announced on June 4 – the politician’s birthday – an action of support for him. Security measures were stepped up ahead of the pickets in central Moscow. KamAZ trucks and buses with Russian guards were lined up on Pushkin Square. OMON took to the streets, and metal fences were erected around the place of the upcoming actions.

Shops at Maneżny Square had problems with making card payments. Sellers report signal problems and terminals not working. It is presumed that this may be due to the measures taken as part of the measures and increased security.

Support actions for Alexei Navalny are held in 120 cities around the world, including in Geneva, Buenos Aires, Prague, Tel Aviv, Paris, Helsinki, Toronto, Mexico City, Stockholm and others. Rallies have already been held in Japan, Australia, Armenia, Georgia and some US cities. In Russia, single pickets or single actions are most often held in Khabarovsk, Krasnoyarsk, Rostov-on-Don, Kaliningrad, Yekaterinburg, Omsk, Saratov, Moscow and St. Petersburg.

Navalny’s team published a letter from the politician on the occasion of his birthday. “Achievements [за год] mine are small, and our colony psychologist summed them up best of all the day before. According to the procedure, before being placed in ShIZO, you are looked at by a health professional (can you stand it) and a psychologist (will you hang yourself). Well, after our meeting, the psychologist said: we are putting you in ShIZO for the 16th time, but you are still joking, and your well-being is much better than that of the members of the commission, ”said the politician. Navalny is in a strict regime colony in the Vladimir region, he is regularly imprisoned.


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