next to a plaque of Lenin at City Hall, @IlyaYashin says the people deserve the right to vote
audible. @SobolLubov is now leading protestors to the central election commission
and still, surprisingly, there has been no police violence against protestors or arrests made today
not to be left out, @IlyaYashin has returned
police let Yashin try to open door but it’s locked as it’s a Sunday. Yashin then gets a text that the head of Moscow’s election commission is currently at his summer house outside the city. Protestors steadily begin to thin out though several hundred still wait outside
Opposition candidate Lyubov Sobol calls for supporters to bring tents and water to wait outside the election commission building until it opens
protestors setting up mats for the night
According to the police monitoring group OVD Info, police are starting to detain the protesters https://ovdinfo.org/news/2019/07/14/vstrecha-nezavisimyh-kandidatov-v-mosgordumu-s-izbiratelyami-v-centre-moskvy-onlayn …
Here's a clear view of the arrests, happening now
the peaceful protests didn't last long. 38 and counting detained now
opposition candidate Yulia @galiamina — who was detained this evening — announces that the protests will pick up again tomorrow evening at 7 pm
You can follow @evangershkovich.
Tip: mention @threader_app on a Twitter thread with the keyword “compile” to get a link to it.
Enjoy Threader? Sign up.
Threader is an independent project created by only two developers. The site gets 500,000+ visits a month and our iOS Twitter client was featured as an App of the Day by Apple. Running this space is expensive and time consuming. If you find Threader useful, please consider supporting us to make it a sustainable project.