Unions will hold in the cities of Russia mass may day rally
Moscow. May 1. INTERFAX.RU — the Federation of independent trade unions of Russia (FNPR), according to preliminary estimates, will draw on the may day actions across the country, more than 2.5 million people, said the employees ‘ Union leader Mikhail Shmakov.
The most mass actions organized by FITUR, to be held in Moscow (about 100 thousand participants), Yakutsk, Krasnodar (50 thousand), Samara (39 thousand), Perm (37 thousand), Izhevsk (30 thousand), Magnitogorsk (28 thousand), Vladivostok (24 thousand), Kursk, (23 thousand), Khabarovsk, Angarsk, Prokopyevsk, Novotroitsk, Berezniki, Ekaterinburg, Voronezh and Ryazan (20 thousand), noted in trade Union.
According to the plans of the Federation, marches will be held in 737 cities and regional centers of the Russian Federation.
“In may day events in collaboration with the FITUR will be attended by the representatives of public organizations, representatives of state bodies and bodies of local self-government. With us planning to take the representatives of the party United Russia and other parliamentary parties, but only those who truly shared the ideology and requirements of the Federation”, — stated in the press release of the employees ‘ Union.
However, as noted in the FNPR, “the main political wing” of the trade unions, representatives of regional structures of the party “Labour Union”, created by activists of professional unions.
The largest rally is scheduled in Moscow. Earlier, the Chairman of the Moscow Federation of trade unions Mikhail Antontsev has informed that in the capital the March will involve about 100 thousand people. “The event will take about an hour. We are in the course of preparation have paid serious attention to security issues. Today is the official resolution of the presidential administration to use the Red square and the Moscow authorities a solution was obtained. Carried out all the necessary activities envisaged by law enforcement. All participants will pass through the frame,” said the Antontsev. He noted that the beginning of the columns will be near the place of execution. “The movement will be held on the Kremlin embankment, Bolshaya Ordynka street,” said he.
The main slogan of the FNPR on may day — “For decent jobs, wages, life!”. Among the slogans at the may day actions will also such as the “Wages — real growth!”, “Poor young people — the state has no future!”, “We demand the minimum wage at a level not below the subsistence minimum!”, “Grey salary today — black days tomorrow!”.
FITUR is the largest trade Union, membership in organizations, which is more than 20 million people.