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14 Jul 2019 | 01:35 PM UTC

Russia: Protest reported in Moscow July 14

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Protest calling for free and fair elections reported in Moscow July 14; heightened security presence expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/13/2019, 11:00 PM until 7/15/2019, 10:59 PM (Europe/Moscow). COUNTRY/REGION Moscow

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Thousands of protesters have reportedly gathered outside the Moscow City Election Committee on Sunday afternoon (local time), July 14. According to local sources, demonstrators are rallying for the inclusion of opposition candidates on the ballot for the September 8 city council election. Moscow authorities have called the demonstration "illegal;" police may attempt to disperse protesters over the coming house.

A heightened security presence is likely around the demonstration site; clashes between protesters and security forces cannot be ruled out. Further protests are likely in the coming days and weeks in Moscow. 


Individuals in Moscow are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests as a precaution, and obey all instructions issued by the local authorities.


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