The participants of the “tractor March” filed an appeal to Putin through the presidential administration
Two days later, after the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov advised the participants of the protest “tractor March” articulate their concerns by contacting the President’s administration, activists together with the Association of carriers of Russia sent a statement. About this to journalists , RBC was told by the leader of the action Alexey Volchenko.
According to him, farmers have applied to the presidential administration on Friday around 16:00 GMT. The appeal was registered and now the protesters are waiting to find that one consideration would be the statement said Volchenko. “The whole process took photo and video”, he added.
Answering the question about facts of corruption in the Krasnodar region, Volchenko said that “farmers have documents stating that the judge passes the wife of the head of administration of one of areas of land free of charge for 49 years”. According to him, there are also a lot of “paid court decisions”.
On Wednesday, September 7, journalists asked Dmitry Peskov, possible meeting of Vladimir Putin with participants of the protest action. “In this case, you need to wait for some of the question. The question should be worded, should (be to) some reference to the administration of the President, would be able to consider it,” said he.
Tractor mileage Kuban farmers started from the village of Kazan Caucasus region of Krasnodar Krai on August 21. The participants relied on tractors to get to the capital and to seek a meeting with Putin to tell him about their problems.
In particular, as reported, they wanted to complain about the raider attacks, corruption and mass fraud of the villagers. In addition, farmers wanted to Express protest in connection with the decisions of the Krasnodar courts, which, in their opinion, taking the side of big agribusiness.
But the next day the organisers announced the suspension of the March. They complained that the rally participants blocked the police, who stated that the protesters received permission to travel around the region do not comply with local laws.
After that, the farmers reported that they had decided to return to the Kuban to the meeting with the Governor of Krasnodar Krai Veniamin Kondratyev. August 23 all participants were detained in the Rostov region after a meeting with Deputy Plenipotentiary representative of RF President in the southern Federal district Leonid Hare. According to protesters, the head of the MIA of Russia in Rostov region gave the order to “brutally suppress the farmers to disperse and all the plant”, reported by the media.
As a result, some of the participants of the “March” punished twice: in the Rostov region fined from 10 to 30 thousand rubles, in the Krasnodar region were given from three to 10 nights, including “double punishment” received by the leader of the Cuban movement, “the friendly farmers” Alexey Volchenko, organized a “tractor March” in Moscow. On the morning of 2 September in Rostov-on-don detained the truck driverswho came to support the arrested farmers.
Tractor mileage Kuban farmers in Moscow to meet with Putin was initially planned in March, but the campaign, led by the same initiative group, was cancelled after a meeting of activists with the representative of the Russian popular front (onf) Natalia Kostenko, who asked the protesters to decide “all questions” on the spot. After a three-hour conversation with a representative of the organization, uniting supporters of the President, Volchenko expressed the opinion that Moscow has heard the demands of the farmers and the need to make the tractor run in the capital there.