The Rustave2 TV informs that Moscow militia has released the cameraman hired by Rustavi2, who was detained while covering opposition protests on Tuesday night. The cameraman was released after paying 500 ruble fine.
Over 500 protestors were arrested both in Moscow and Petersburg late last night - the demonstrations began after the Sunday`s parliamentary elections in which the ruling party gained victory. The protestors were condemning the results of the elections and Putin`s regime. All prominent activists of the opposition were arrested, Boris Nemtsov was among them, however, he was released after a few hours of detention.
Human rights defender Lev Ponomariov, leader of the party Yabloko Sergei Mitrokhin, other opposition figures Anatoli Baranov, Mikhail Shneider, Eduard Limonov and Elena Kostiuchenko will face 15-day sentence and 1,000 ruble fines.
Several thousand special task officers were controlling the situation on the central square in Moscow yesterday.
Moscow court has already sent famous blogger Aleksei Navalni to custody for 15 days.