The third time the Petersburg municipal electoral Committee has accepted the application for a referendum on the “bridge Kadyrov”
The St. Petersburg election Commission on the third time made a request
the Yabloko party to hold a referendum on the name of the bridge
Duderhof channel in Krasnoselsky district, named
the name of Akhmad Kadyrov, informs “Fontanka”.
As stated at the Commission meeting, this time the documents were
provided in the correct form. It is expected that within 20 days
the decision on the referendum must take Legislative
Assembly of Petersburg.
“The municipal electoral Committee unanimously adopted the decision on the application
the initiative group for consideration in Legislative Assembly” –
said member of the initiative group of the Deputy of legislative Assembly Boris Vishnevsky.
According to him, the city Parliament should pass a decision on
according to the petition of the legislation. He said that in the case
approval of the initiative group to start collecting signatures of citizens,
reports TASS. According to the Deputy, must collect the signatures of 2% of all
of the registered voters. “It’s somewhere 71-72 thousand people”, –
In the text of the prospective referendum, the first question is:
“Do You agree that a bridge across the Duderhof channel in the target
Avenue of Heroes in the Krasnoselsky district of St. Petersburg could not
to have the name “Bridge Akhmad Kadyrov”?”
In addition, the initiative group proposed to ask the residents
of the city, whether they agree with the fact that the decision on the name
the to name and the cancellation of the titles should be related to
the powers of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg. The third question
will be on whether such decisions have to take account of the views
Informed the city election Commission twice denied party
“Apple” in the referendum: 2 Aug cause of failure was named
the error in the date of issue of the passport of one of the participants of the meeting
the initiative group, as well as the discrepancy between the number of voters
at the meeting of the initiative group with the participants. Had previously denied
due to the lack of a Protocol on the choice of the Chairman and Secretary
the initiative group.
30 may toponymic Commission under pressure from officials voted
for recommendation to the Governor to assign the bridge in Krasnoselsky district
the name of the President of Chechnya, Akhmad Kadyrov. June 15, the legislative Assembly refused
to discuss the draft appeal of the Parliament of Maxim Reznik and Olga
Galkina to the Governor with a request not to name the bridge in honor of Kadyrov. In
the same day the Governor signed
the resolution on assigning names.