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Russian government took place simultaneously in many cities across the country. Putin “entirely” or “to a large extent” responsible for high-level corruption. A new wave of mass protests occurred on 12 June 2017. The authorities both ignored the report produced by Navalny and commented that the report was issued by a “convicted criminal” and was not worth commenting on. On 26 March, Navalny organized a series of anti-corruption rallies in different cities across Russia. This appeal was responded to by the representatives of 95 of Russian cities, and four cities abroad: London, Prague, Basel and Bonn. In some cities, the rallies were sanctioned by the authorities, but in others, including Saint Petersburg, they were prohibited.
Moscow authorities declined the event request by Navalny in the city centre, but did not suggest any alternative location. Navalny referred to a decision of the Constitutional court and declared the event for being permitted. The Moscow police said that 500 people had been detained, but according to the human rights group OVD-Info, 1,030 people were detained in Moscow alone, including Navalny himself. Main Department of the Ministry of internal Affairs on its official website posted a message with a call to Moscow residents not to join the event. It said that the action in Moscow is not coordinated with the municipality and is illegal. File:Видео с митинга в Екатеринбурге 2017-03-26. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
Twenty minutes after the start of the protests in the centre of Moscow, Alexei Navalny was detained by the police and locked inside a patrol vehicle. The protesters identified the vehicle and tried to shake it, but Navalny did not wish to be helped at the time, and urged protesters to continue their peaceful protests in the centre of the city even without him. According to the main Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the city of Moscow, the rally was attended by about 7-8 thousand people. However, Anti-corruption Foundation said that the streets in Moscow gathered 25-30 thousand people, with no less than 150 thousand for the whole country. For several hours from the start of the rally, starting at 2 PM local time, people gradually began to gather on Pushkin square. Activists hang campaign material monument in the centre of the square and threw laced sneakers on nearby trees and lampposts. 2:15 PM although he did not show any signs of protest.