The mayor’s office agreed to conduct a March and rally of opponents of the renovation program Sunday, may 28, Vavilov street numbering up to 10 thousand people. About it to Agency “Interfax” said one of the organizers, head of the Moscow branch of the party “Yabloko” Sergei Mitrokhin.
According to him, the gathering of protesters is expected from 13:00 to 14:00 at the houses N21-24 at the Vavilov street. From 14:00 to 15:00 agreed to March to the house N46 (in the street Dmitry Ulyanov), and then from 15:00 to 16:00 planned rally at the site of the house N46. Traffic, including public, will be closed.
“He offered two options, the second was a repetition of the rally on Sakharov Avenue. We chose beacon hill because it is the area where the planned demolition of 121 houses. In addition, it is possible to hold the March,” – said Mitrokhin.
The official representative of the Department of regional security of Moscow Elena Romanova for its part has confirmed to Agency the fact of coordination of actions on this route.
On 16 may it became known that the organizing Committee is composed of parties PARNAS and Yabloko filed an application in the mayoralty of Moscow on carrying out action “against the urban tyranny.” The action is planned for 28 may and is considered a continuation of the campaign started with a rally on the Academician Sakharov Avenue on may 14.
“We want to force the authorities to abandon the policy of violating the rights of private property owners and impair the living conditions of the inhabitants of the city in connection with the increase in population density of the city”, – stated in the statement of Parnassus.
Among the organizing Committee among others was declared an independent politician Gennady Gudkov, member of the political Committee of “Yabloko” Sergei Mitrokhin, the leader of the movement “For human rights” Lev Ponomarev.
The rally on Sakharov Avenue had gathered, according to organizers, about 30 thousand people, although police said about eight thousand, and the action was agreed only five. For this action was characterized by the absence of professional politicians among the speakers at the rally were disgruntled citizens.
We will note that earlier the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin promised to be attentive to those statements that were made at the rally against the renovation, which was held on Sunday, may 14.
“Pay heed to all meaningful statements made at the rallies in Moscow under the program of renovation, including opponents of the program. In the course of work on the draft opinion of Muscovites will be considered”, – promised the mayor.
The campaign against the demolition took place on Prospekt Akademika Sakharova. The meeting was conducted by the citizens who are dissatisfied with, in particular, the draft law on the renovation, which has already passed its first reading in the state Duma.
Those present at the meeting voiced two main requirements. One was the abolition of the unconstitutional bill on the demolition of houses, which yet passed the first reading. The second is the resignation of the Moscow mayor Sergey Sobyanin.
The event was held peacefully, but without the intervention of the police still has not done. From the rally were removed and opposition leader Alexei Navalny. To policy came several dozens of Riot policemen and took him together with his wife and son from the scene of the action.