Navalny announced the rallies on Russia Day

Alexei Navalny

Opposition leader Alexei Navalny in circulation on YouTube announced plans to spend June 12, Russia Day, new protests.

“I urge all patriots of the country, irrespective of political views to go to rallies against corruption,” he said. The opposition leader urged “to better prepare, submit applications for peaceful marches in more number of cities to collect even more people.”

10 APR Bulk finished to serve his 15-days arrest, which was assigned to him for disobeying the lawful demands of police officers during the protest held in Moscow on March 26. On this day, on Tverskaya street in the capital held an 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.