“Children should be out of politics”: the Minister of education spoke about their “analytical work” after adolescent participation in street protests
The Minister of education Olga Vasilyeva believes that teenagers in Russia can participate in mass protest actions by his heart or by his own beliefs. In her opinion, the younger generation go on about those who “adjusts” to participate in street protests.
“It’s a romantic part of the audience, this is a very sensitive part, young, who, naturally, wants to stand for the good against the bad”, she shared his opinion on air of radio station “Moscow speaking”.
According to Vasilyeva, after the anti-corruption shares , “we won’t Dimon”held on 26th March in many cities of the country, was held “such a kind of analysis, but to give even a definition of what “corruption”, 70 percent could not.”
“The people who set up all this, they have to maintain a separate conversation, – said the Minister. – Children should be out of politics. It is a priori”.
Vasiliev said that he has in mind the age category of 14 to 20 years. According to statistics, in Russia, those of about four million, said RIA “Novosti”.
On wide participation of young people, including minors, in protests and talking after the anti-corruption rallies, “we won’t Dimon” had resulted in mass detentions of participants. In Moscow detained a record number of activists – 1030 man, and one of the symbols of the capital stock were two studentswho climbed to the light on Pushkin square and refused to descend into the hands of the police.
Apparently, the authorities are seriously concerned about the participation of adolescents in street protests on the eve of regional elections coming in the fall and presidential in 2018. On 23 may, the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko has proposed to prohibit minors to participate in protests.
This initiative was immediately supported by the Commissioner for human rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova. However, she said that was not confirmed information about the fact that young people came out to protest on March 26, for the money, what was said in the Kremlin, commenting on the protests by the “hot pursuit”.
Then Matvienko said that the Federation Council can develop a bill about the responsibility of parents for their minor children in the said stock, especially the unauthorized.
Previously members of the presidential Council on human rights in the Russian Federation expressed concern about appearing in social networks appeals to pupils and students to participate in protests.