Alexei Navalny refused to hold a March and rally in Central Moscow
Moscow mayor’s office has denied politics Alexei Navalny in the March and rally in the capital on March 26.
The aim of the event was a “statement in support of a requirement to investigate the facts of corruption of senior officials of Russia.”
The first Deputy of the Department of security of Moscow Vasily Oleynik in a written response to the request of the policy explained that the March will cause inconvenience to traffic and movement of citizens in the capital.
“The March on the claimed route would entail a violation of the functioning of vital facilities, transport and social infrastructure, create obstructions to pedestrians and vehicles, limit the access of citizens to residential premises, will violate the rights and interests of citizens not participating in the event,” the document says. Moscow authorities also explain that in the selected for the organization of the meeting place “there is no ground for its holding with the stated number of participants”.
Alexey Navalny said that the letter offered no other routes of processions, although by law the provision of alternatives is necessary.
“We have requested the Tver, but willing to discuss other places in the Central part. There’s definitely enough space,” — said the politician. Mr. Navalny stressed that still plans to get a share March 26: “Because you have the right, and my requirement of reasonable grounds”.
In early March, Alexei Navalny has published an investigation where it is alleged that the Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev owns and operates, through social funds in several properties.
His press Secretary Natalya Timakova said that “the Bulk material has a pronounced pre-election character”.