MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The G20 summit kicked off on Friday in the German city of Hamburg and concluded on Saturday, bringing together the high-ranking officials of world major economies. Thousands of demonstrators protesting against the international summit and globalization among other issues took to the streets of the city, with some of the anti-G20 rallies have turned violent. According to the local police, over 200 police officers have been injured in the clashes.
The official noted that a new level of violence was reached when the protest groups raided the streets.
The radical Black Bloc group participated in the protests in Hamburg earlier in the day and while police initially managed to disperse the radicals, later the authorities reported about bottles thrown at officers.