In Ufa, public activists tried to hold an unauthorized rally in support of the federal blogger Alexei Navalny. According to preliminary estimates of law enforcement agencies, a total of about 500 people came to it. They moved around the city in different directions. The alleged organizers, as well as the most active participants in the illegal rally, were detained by the police.
Several dozen uniformed police officers watched the observance of public order along the way, and the protestants were accompanied by the cars of the security forces. Once every few minutes, it was announced through loudspeakers that the rally was unauthorized and participants should disperse.