Moscow police arrest people listening to Ukrainian anthem in car

14:49, 14 January 2015
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Moscow police have detained four people who were listening to the Ukrainian national anthem in a car near remand center No. 6 of the Moscow jail, Russian online news service OVD-Info reported on Wednesday.

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"A police bus blocked the way to our car. Unidentified people in camouflage demanded that we get out of our car and sit in a police bus," said as one of the detainees, Oleg Mokriakov.

The detainees - Mokriakov, Yekaterina Maldon, Ivan Dudko and a journalist of Russian daily online service Grani.Ru, Alexander Ageev - were taken to the Pechatniki police station, according to Russian news agency Rosbalt.

According to reports, the detainees were themselves singing the national anthem of Ukraine.

Ukrainian pilot and Verkhovna Rada MP Nadia Savchenko is detained in  remand center No. 6 of the Moscow jail.

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