At the meeting in memory of victims of October 1993, required to close the Yeltsin center

In Moscow the participants of the meeting devoted to the 24th anniversary of the shooting of the White house in October 1993, required to close the Yeltsin center in Yekaterinburg, RIA Novosti reported on Wednesday, October 4.

The event was attended by the Deputy of the state Duma from the Communist party Sergei Shargunov, the leader of the movement “Left front” Sergei Udaltsov. According to the latter, the shares sounded tough criticism of the socio-economic policy of the authorities.

“Hold still a full investigation of the events of 1993, to establish in Moscow a monument to the dead in those days,” he listed Udaltsov other demands of the protesters. The event ended with a March to the White house (Russian government building on Krasnopresnenskaya embankment).

Earlier with criticism of the Yeltsin center was made by Director Nikita Mikhalkov. His attitude has deteriorated after visiting the institution.

“I am absolutely not surprised that the Yeltsin center received the award named Kenneth Hudson — said Mikhalkov may 7, during a radio broadcast. I wouldn’t be surprised and react to it is exactly the same as if I learned that a citizen of the Soviet Union, some Cocobolo, became a policeman, received the iron cross of the Wehrmacht”.

In October 2016 Sergei Shargunov brought to Parliament a bill on compensation to victims of the coup in 1993. “The events at the building of Moscow city hall, the hotel “Mir”, the Ostankino TV center, storm the House of Soviets and other events of the civil conflict to the tragic page of modern history of the Russian Federation”, — noted in the explanatory note to the document.

The reason for the armed conflict in October 1993, which was 157 (384 injured), was the decree of President Boris Yeltsin, “On the gradual constitutional reform in the Russian Federation”, which abolished the activity of the Supreme Council. His supporters tried to seize the building of the city hall and the Ostankino television center. October 4, according to the decision of Yeltsin stormed the White house. Won the President’s supporters. In December 1993 adopted a new Constitution.