Agence France-PresseMay 10, 2013 16:20
Police detained 14 people including opposition politician Ilya Yashin at a sit-in protest against President Vladimir Putin Wednesday in Moscow's popular Gorky Park.
Police swiftly detained protestors including Yashin, who regularly speaks at protest rallies, after they attempted to hold a sit-in protest at the park.
"They put me into a police van for clapping," Yashin wrote on Twitter, saying 12 detainees were taken to a police station.
Two other protestors were detained separately, Left Front radical group wrote on Twitter.