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The riot police breaks the rally of the defenders of the Khimki Forest, YABLOKOТs leader detained

Press Release
August 2, 2010

These minutes the riot police (OMON) is dispersing the defenders of the Khimki Forest (about 50 people) who gathered at Starobeyevskoye field so that to demonstrate their resolve to save the forest from cutting.

Ten minutes after the meeting of the ecologists began the police came to the site and began detaining all the men present at the meeting.

YABLOKOТs leader Sergei Mitrokhin was one of the first detainees. Wringing his hands the policemen forced him to come into their car making him sit on the floor, virtually in the luggage compartment.

Now the police is transporting all the detained to the Police Department No 2 of the Khimki town.

 

See also:

More activists detained in the Khimki Forest. Press Release. July 31, 2010.

Police begins persecutions against the defenders of the Khimki Forest. Press Release. July 30, 2010.

Sergei Mitrokhin applied to Prime Minister Putin and Public Prosecutor General Chaika in view of unlawful cutting of the Khimki Forest. Press Release. July 30, 2010.

Sergei Mitrokhin stopped cutting of the trees in the Khimki Forest. Press Release. July 30, 2010.

The Phobos company continues eliminating the Khimki Forest despite Public ProsecutorТs ban. Press Release. July 30, 2010

Ecologists and civil activists detained in the Khimki Forest are facing 15 days of arrest. Press Release. July 29, 2010.

Police breaks into ecologistsТ camp. Press Release. July 28, 2010

Public hearings on the Khimki Forest postponed. Press Release. July 28, 2010.

Off with your hands from the defenders of the Khimki Forest! Statement by the YABLOKO party. July 23, 2010

Ecologists block the driver who attacked the leader of the Movement in Protection of the Khimki

Forest. Press Release. July 19, 2010

In protection of the Khimki Forest and its defenders. Statement by the YABLOKO party. July 17, 2010.

Destruction of nature has been accelerating. Statement by the YABLOKO party on the threashold of the World Environment Day. June 4, 2010

Protection of Environment

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Press Release
August 2, 2010