BAKU. Sept 25. Fifteen police officers were injured in clashes with Azerbaijani Freedom opposition bloc activists who tried to hold an unauthorized rally in downtown Baku on Sunday, city deputy police chief Yashar Aliyev told journalists.
Up to 1,000 people chanting "Free Elections!" and "Freedom!" tried to make their headway up narrow streets toward Jafar Jabbarly Square, Aliyev said.
Several dozen opposition members were detained, he said, Interfax reported.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said