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Russian police detain 600 protesters in central Moscow - monitor

Russian police detain 600 protesters in central Moscow - monitor
Law enforcement officers detain a participant in a rally calling for opposition candidates to be registered for elections to Moscow City Duma, the capital's regional parliament, in Moscow, Russia August 3, 2019. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov -
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SHAMIL ZHUMATOV(Reuters)
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian police detained 600 people in central Moscow during an unauthorised opposition protest on Saturday, independent monitoring group OVD-info reported.

Opposition activists are demanding free elections.

(Reporting by Andrey Kuzmin; Editing by Andrew Osborn)

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