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Man Tries to Break Into Kremlin to Talk to Putin

Russian police have detained a man for trying to break into the Kremlin to meet with President Vladimir Putin, the Moskva news agency reported Wednesday.

The 49-year-old man was detained on Tuesday when he tried to enter a Kremlin watchtower, Spasskaya Bashnya, on Red Square through the service entrance, the report said, citing an unidentified source working in law enforcement.

“The man was detained and after an inspection, he was sent to the closest psychiatric hospital,” the source was cited as saying.

It was not immediately clear what the man was planning to discuss with the Russian leader, the report said.

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