The Kremlin has called a provocation calls for opposition leader Alexei Navalny to participate in the action on Tverskaya street on March 26, despite the fact that the city authorities refused to coordinate the event. This was stated press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
“We know that a number of individuals urge to take to the streets. It is not legal. It is illegal to calls, and it’s actually not that other, as provocation”, — said Peskov in response to the question of whether the Kremlin for a negotiation process shares the Bulk (quoted by “Interfax”).
A Kremlin spokesman also noted the work of the Metropolitan police, which already inform citizens about the illegality of this action.
Earlier on Friday, March 24, in the interior Ministry warned about possible negative consequences for participants uncoordinated action on March 26. Deputy interior Minister Alexander Gorovoy said that “the authorities and law enforcement agencies are not responsible for the occurrence of any possible negative consequences” if the event was not coordinated. The Ministry also reminded that the stock will not be eligible for anti-terrorist inspections.
The Metropolitan police yesterday, March 23, appealed to residents to refrain from participation in the action on Tverskaya street.
Bulk March 14, filed an application for holding the rally on Tverskaya street, but the Moscow authorities refused to coordinate the event without offering alternatives. The founder of FBK said that in this regard, considers — in accordance with the decision of the constitutional court — the meeting agreed.
Later, the organizers of the meeting proposed to hold it in Hyde Park in Sokolniki Park or on the street Pererva in Marino. Bulk in response to this expressed in his blog the intention to hold a rally in Central Moscow, noting that authorities have already violated the law, “without offering the platform on time.” “Our requests are reasonable and modest: overlap Tver for the March and rally for a few hours.”, — he stressed.
Rally on anti-corruption investigation of the Fund of struggle against corruption (FBK) concerning the estate of the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. The protesters intend to demand the reaction of the authorities to investigate the Fund. In the materials of FBK said that Medvedev has “huge tracts of land in the elite areas and disposes of yachts and apartments in old mansions, as well as the agro-complexes and wineries in Russia and abroad”.
Press Secretary of Prime Minister Natalia Timakova said that the material is highly pre-election character. She also called the investigation “propaganda attacks the opposition and the convict character”, adding that the comments “meaningless”.