Russian March in Moscow district of Lyublino brings together 8,000 people - police

The police estimate the number of participants in a nationalist procession in Moscow's Lyublino district at 8,000 people.

"The procession along Pererva street organized by a group of citizens has started. Some 8,000 people are taking part," a report posted on the website of the Moscow police says.

The organizers of the Russian March claim that attendance is greater. Leader of Russkiye (Russians) nationalist movement Dmitry Dyomushkin said to Interfax: "Judging by the formation there are over 20,000 people here already."

He also said that on Sunday the warehouse where nationalists kept paraphernalia for the Russian March was burglarized.

"We kept most of our flags and banners at the warehouse. All that was destroyed. It is a political provocation. We will insist that the culprits be punished," he said to Interfax.

"At the event the police detained some 30 people for using masks, for minor beaches of public order, for chanting Nazi slogans and using banned symbols," a report on the Moscow police website says.

Now the procession is over.

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