Moscow police slam on rally against war with Ukraine (Photo, video)

21:00, 16 December 2018
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Photo by Vlad Dokshin, Novaya Gazeta

One of the detainees, Dmytro Ivanov, told other detainees that after he was thrown into a paddy wagon, he was threatened with a taser and told he would be badly beaten, OVD-Info reports.

They [police officers] swore a lot, saying “We’re gonna f*** you up now,” the young man says.

A man holding a sign: "Putin, let sailors go, we don't want war" / Photo by Vlad Dokshin, Novaya Gazeta

"They stripped me, waist up, said that I would be expelled from the university, that my parents would be fired. For about 30-40 minutes, they were trying to get me to tell them my phone password but I never told them. As a result, one of them just took it, bent it [in half] and broke it. And he just took it,” said the detainee.

It was noted that among the detainees, there was a minor, whom his mother eventually managed to take home from a police station after being denied access.

Initially, activists planned to hold the “March for Peace. Against violence. ” However, one of the organizers of the event, human rights activist Lev Ponomarev, was arrested on the eve of the event.

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