Navalny refused to organize rally in Moscow on June 12

Alexei Navalny

Moscow mayor’s office has denied opposition leader Alexei Navalny in organizing the campaign against corruption on 12 June. About this “Interfax” said the head of the Moscow regional security Department Vladimir Chernikov.

He explained that the citizen who was brought to administrative responsibility, not allowed to be organizer of a public event.

The supporters of Navalny suggested that a mass March and rally on Tverskaya street on Sakharov Avenue and on the South-East of the capital. According to Chernikov, “Sakharov Avenue — the traditional for such events place in the city centre, where it is easier to organize the movement of transport, especially on a holiday”.

The official noted that on 12 June on the streets of Tverskaya and Okhotny Ryad planned activities in honor of the Day of Russia, on the 1st Tverskaya-Yamskaya street renovations. “We are ready to continue the talks any day, no tension do not see”, — said the representative of the municipality, Recalling that, in accordance with the law of coordination of a mass event ends three days before the vote.

Team opposition have applied to the organization of the action on may 29. The city Council considered two identical notifications from the Bulk and from his colleague, the Director of Fund of struggle against corruption Roman Rubanova.

In March 2017, Navalny was prosecuted for disobedience of a lawful order of a police officer, as well as for the organization of mass simultaneous stay of citizens in public places, which caused violation of public order. We are talking about anti-corruption rally on March 26.

According to part 1 article 5 of the Federal law “On assemblies, rallies, demonstrations, processions and picketing”, the organizer of a public event cannot be a person with an unexpunged or outstanding conviction for crimes against the constitutional order, state security or public security or the person who is more than two times was brought to administrative responsibility.