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600 Muslims are arrested by police at a mosque in Moscow

600 Muslims arrested by police at a mosque in Moscow

MOSCOW – Local police freed 600 Muslims detained at a mosque in Russia early Friday. "All people who were detained have been freed," lawyer Mariya Krasova informed the Russian news agency TASS. Previously, a lawyer, Lidiya Anosova, told TASS that authorities had arrested the neighborhood in Moscow's Kotelniki district. "Approximately 600 individuals were held, according to my understanding. These individuals were apprehended in the Kotelniki mosque "According to Anasova, the prisoners were brought to the Lyubertsy Police Station. Anasova stated ...