19:42 GMT06 August 2020
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    Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has endorsed the Women's March on Washington in opposition to newly inaugurated US President Donald Trump held on Saturday, thanked the participants.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The protests took place in major US cities, as well as in cities abroad, the day after Donald Trump's inauguration.

    ​"Thanks for standing, speaking & marching for our values @womensmarch. Important as ever. I truly believe we're always Stronger Together," Clinton wrote on Twitter.

    Trump's inauguration took place on Friday, followed by worldwide protests.

    Saturday's Women's March on Washington was supported by a number of famous figures, including Michael Moore, documentary filmmaker, Angela Davis, political activist and academic scholar, actress Scarlett Johansson and others.

    According to media reports, the protests also took place in Berlin, Paris, Vienna, Geneva, Melbourne, Tokyo, Prague, London and other cities.

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