Police officers remove helmets in front of protesters outside the Russian Embassy in Berlin

By | August 30, 2020
Police officers remove helmets in front of protesters outside the Russian Embassy in Berlin

Police officers removed helmets in front of protesters against measures the authorities are taking to combat the coronavirus. The video was published by Telegram-channel “Military Observer.”

The footage shows law enforcement officers standing in front of protesters outside the Russian Embassy in Berlin and taking off their helmets to the cheers of those gathered.

The rallies in Berlin began the day before, on August 29. Earlier it was reported that about 18,000 people gathered on the central street of Friedrichstrasse, one of the largest actions of its kind in the last few years. About 300 demonstrators were detained for violation of public order.

The protest movement was organized by the movement zuerdenken 711. Participants of the events believe that the authorities limit their freedom, they demand to cancel anti-coronavirus measures