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In the City Day celebrations in Moscow attended by about three million people

September 3 2007
07:20

About three million people participated in public events in Moscow in honor of the city on Saturday and Sunday, said on Sunday a representative of the Information Department of Internal Affairs of Moscow Evgeny Gildeev.

"There were no serious accidents during these days is not fixed," - said a spokesman for police department.
He noted that on Saturday the number of walking was 1.4 million, and on Sunday more than 1,5 million people. "Most people visited Tsaritsyno Park, Exhibition Center, Poklonnaya Hill and downtown," - said Gildeev.

According to him, in all the festivities were organized checkpoints equipped with a metal detector. All places of mass stay of people surveyed in advance dog handlers and dogs.

In each district of the city staffs on duty to ensure order and security. Under special control were taken railway stations and the capital's subway.

In total, the security of Muscovites and guests participated in two days 21.5 thousand law enforcement officers.

On Saturday and Sunday in the capital was held more than five thousand major events dedicated to the city, reports RIA Novosti.

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