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09 Feb 2019 | 03:50 AM UTC

Russia: Unauthorized demonstration to be held in Moscow on February 10

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Unauthorized demonstration to be held in Moscow on February 10; transportation disruptions possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/5/2019, 11:00 PM until 2/10/2019, 10:59 PM (Europe/Moscow). COUNTRY/REGION Moscow


Civil society groups have called for a demonstration to be held in Moscow on Sunday, February 10. According to the organizers, the demonstration is being staged to protest the arrest of Russian activist Anastasia Shevchenko. The demonstration is expected to take place from 13:00 (local time) between Novopushkinsky Square and Kropotkinskaya station, despite not receiving necessary permits from city officials. A heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions are to be expected near the demonstration.  


Individuals in Moscow are advised to avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities


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