The US reacted to the detention of 200 people at a meeting held by the opposition in Moscow for the municipal elections in Russia. Minister Blinken called for their release as soon as possible.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken made a statement on his social media account.
“Today, the Russian government detained 200 municipal leaders and politicians for dubious reasons, including political activists Vladimir Kara-Murza and Yuliya Galyamina. We call for an end to the trial of independent voices,” Blinken said.
In Russia, police raided a conference held with the participation of opposition politicians from all over the country and detained 200 people.
In a statement made by the police, at a conference held at a hotel in Moscow, it was reported that the new type of coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions were violated and the organization was organized by an “objectionable” organization.