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Several Reported Detained At Moscow Internet-Freedom Rally


Several people were reportedly detained in Moscow on August 26 at a sanctioned demonstration in support of Internet freedom. One demonstrator was detained while wearing a T-shirt reading, "Putin is worse than Hitler," referring to President Vladimir Putin. Several other demonstrators were detained while wearing symbols supporting equal rights for the LGBT community. According to Moscow officials, about 1,000 people attended the rally. (RFE/RL's Russian Service)

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