Some 200 people held outside Moscow court hearing Bolotnaya square riots case

February 24, 2014 RBTH, Interfax
Around 200 people have been detained outside the Zamoskvoretsky District Court in Moscow, the Moscow police press service told Interfax.

Around 200 people have been detained outside the Zamoskvoretsky District Court in Moscow, the Moscow police press service told Interfax.

"About 200 people have been taken to various precincts for attempts to violate public order," the press service said.

The Zamoskvoretsky District Court pronounced the verdict in Bolotnaya square riots case on Monday.

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