Six Russians were detained during protests in Hamburg


As reported on Wednesday July 12th by Deutsche Welle with reference to the local police, six Russian citizens were detained by the German police during the riots during the G20 summit in Hamburg.

The press service of the police said that four Russian citizens were taken into custody. At the same time, the police detained two more Russians, but they were soon released. No information on the reasons for the detention and further actions against the detainees was provided.

There are 51 alleged participants of the riots in custody at the moment, and there are foreigners among them. In addition to the Germans, there are citizens of France, Spain, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, and the Netherlands.

Protests in Germany lasted 3 days in connection with the G-20 summit, which was held on July 7-8 in Hamburg.

Source: Interfax