Russian police detain 1,200 in Moscow anti-migrant raid

MOSCOW (AFP) - Moscow police have detained 1,200 people in an anti-migrant raid on a produce market where a racially tinged riot took place over the weekend after the killing of an ethnic Russian.

"About 1,200 people have been taken to the police in the course of a raid on a produce market in Biryulyovo to check their criminal connections," a representative of the Moscow police told AFP.