GROZNY, January 22. In Grozny came to the end of the meeting “unity is our strength” in support of the leadership of Russia and Chechnya, which, according to various estimates, took part from 800 thousand to 1 million people. Incidents during the campaign were recorded, reported TASS the press service of the Republican interior Ministry.
“During the meeting any extraordinary incidents not recorded,” – said the press service of the Republican Department of the MIA. Public order during mass events was guarded by more than 5 thousand police officers.
According to the interior Ministry, the action was attended by more than 800 thousand people. The organizers, in turn, told TASS about a million participants.
How was the rally
At the rally, organized by the Council of trade unions of Chechnya, was limited traffic in the Central part of Grozny. “The centre is unlocked. Traffic is restored in a usual mode”, – said in the Republican Department of the MIA.
Among those present at the meeting were representatives of public organizations, public authorities, students from Chechnya and neighbouring regions and others. In the hands of the protesters held banners “You need great shocks, we need great Russia”, “I vote for Kadyrov” and others.
Kadyrov’s remarks were not directed against the “legitimate” opposition
The Republican Chairman of Parliament Magomed Daudov said that the meeting was attended by representatives of various ethnoses and faiths, to give “an adequate response to the enemies of Russia”. “Russia has declared itself as a strong state with its own view of what is happening in the world. It apparently did not like those who do not wish to see our multinational country strong and independent. Together – we force, and we will defend the greatness of our country, whose main wealth is its multinational people”, – said Daudov.
Before participants were also made by the leader of the motorcycle club “Night wolves” Alexander Zaldostanov, the Surgeon. “To meet the enemies we can only with our unity and solidarity with the Russian President and our unity,” he said.
Among the speakers were deputies of the state Duma Leonid Kalashnikov and Adam Delimkhanov, the Minister of internal Affairs of Chechnya Ruslan Alkhanov, the triple Olympic champion on free-style wrestling buvaysar saytiyev and others.