Add to favorite
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Moscow Authorities Do Not Approve Opposition Rally
13.12.2012 10:51
Moscow Authorities Do Not Approve Opposition Rally

On Wednesday, December 12, the Moscow authorities finally refused to approve a planned opposition Freedom March, city security chief Alexei Mayorov said.

      Both sides failed to arrange for the route of the march. The organizers insisted on several different routes ending at one of the city’s central squares, but they all were turned down by the Moscow officials.

      One of the opposition leaders, Sergei Udaltsov, confirmed the news.  “The negotiations have ended in nothing,” he said, "The event seems to be unsanctioned, unless the Government decides to continue negotiations. If it not, we are still meeting on the Lubyanka square on December 15. Everyone comes on his own account."

      The mayor’s office stated it will ask the prosecutor’s office and other law enforcement agencies to issue a formal warning to the Freedom March organizers not to go ahead with the event, Udaltsov added.

      The decision to hold the Freedom March in Moscow on December 15 was taken in November by the Opposition Coordination Council. About 50,000 participants were expected to turn up. The march was to mark the anniversary of the protest movement in Russia that erupted after last December’s parliamentary elections.


Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: Russian opposition Opposition protest actions Protest Movement  

Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

Ufa Residents will Support Local Farmers during Pandemic
Medtech-startup BestDoctor Launches a Virtual Clinic for Free Consultations
Main Criteria for Russians when Choosing a Job
MSU Students, Graduates and Teachers Wrote an Open Letter Against Harassment at the University
Survey: Most Employees Prefer an Office to a Remote Work

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian National Parks  Vologda region  Festivals in Moscow  Russian regions  Sabine Weiss  Elbrus  VTB  Krasnodar region  History Exhibitions  travel to Russia  Russian universities  Ivan Vasiliev  technology  Dionysius  Boris Nemtsov  Russian society  Russian business  Petersburg Monuments  St. Petersburg  Celebs  invest  Ballet Dancers  Architecture  Belokurikha  Russian people  Internet piracy  Museums for Free  Vladimir Clavijo-Telepnev  Russian tourism  airplane  Daniil Kharms  Renaissance Hotel  Russian TV Series  Lucian Spalletti  FIFA Russia 2018  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Russian laws  pavel  Moscow  Red Square  Alexander Benois  Film Distribution  Irkutsk Region  Kabardino-Balkaria  Russian Cinema  New York Times  tourist destinations  Promo Industry  Sokolniki 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites