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25 Nov 2019 | 09:33 AM UTC

Russia: Protest planned in Moscow November 25

Protest against gender violence planned in Moscow November 25; heightened security presence and transportation disruptions expected



Activists will hold a demonstration in Moscow on Monday, November 25, to mark the International Day for the Eradication of Violence against Women. Participants will gather in Yauzskie Vorota Square from 18:00 to 21:00 (local time) on Monday evening. The demonstration has reportedly been approved by the mayor's office.

A heightened security presence and localized disruptions, such as road closures and transportation delays, are expected in the area.  


Individuals in Moscow are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate a heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.