Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov has told about the cases of indirect bribery of participants in the unsanctioned rally in Moscow. So it is Thursday, March 30, commented on his own statement that some persons promised to the young people cash awards for participating in promotions, reports TASS.
“You’ve probably seen on the Internet (…) And about the video of the boy, and about various promises, published in Twitter, where assistance was guaranteed to win 10 euros if you get caught at the meeting (…) Is not that other, as indirect bribery in relation to young people. I still need to call a spade a spade,” — said the official representative of the Kremlin, referring to the statement of the organizer of the campaign of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who has promised to sue in the European court of human rights for each detainee.
March 27, Peskov said that law-enforcement agencies have information about monetary rewards for minors for participation in an unsanctioned rally in the capital. “If law enforcement agencies deem it necessary, then, perhaps, some confirmation will be presented to the public,” he said.
Commenting on the procession itself, a Kremlin spokesman stressed that the authorities respect the right of Russians to Express their civic position, but only to the extent provided by law.
26 March on Tverskaya street in Moscow was held unauthorized mass rally against corruption, which, according to official estimates, adopted 8-10 thousand people. The event was coordinated with the city authorities: the organizers were offered alternative sites for a demonstration, but these options did not suit them. As a result of the rally were detained, according to different data, from 600 to a thousand people.