Now they were detained at the capital’s airport "Sheremetyevo" before flying to Samara. Passports returned to them after 5 hours. No charges have been filed.
Samara just could not fly 27 people, including foreign journalists. Garry Kasparov told reporters likened Vladimir Putin’s regime with the regimes Alexander Lukashenko in Belarus and Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe:
"The Europeans know that they are not dealing with a democratic regime, not the regime that respects its own international obligations and its own constitution, but with a regime similar Lukashenko’s regime in Belarus or Zymbabve Mugabe."
In "March of Dissent" in Samara assumed the role of from 200 to 300 people.