The Deputy head of the Moscow headquarters of Navalny said about the failure of the campaign
MOSCOW, December 21, FederalPress. The Deputy head of the Moscow headquarters of Alexei Navalny said about the failure of the election campaign of the opposition. To blame the new chief of staff Serhiy Boyko, who was brought in longtime associate of Navalny Leonid Volkov.
“Why would this human failure need? And quite simply — the verification of signatures by region failed completely, hence the absence of at least some statistics on it, which for a long time require to disclose donors. Invented the unrealistic plan is to collect all the signatures from the regions (almost 250 000 missing), — says Deputy head of Moscow Navalny’s campaign staff Vitaly Strokanov. In Moscow alone, the successful result was a collection of 14 000 signatures in three months, accordingly it is possible to evaluate the futility of such a plan. This task can be entrusted only to a person who because of personal proximity to the user will keep silent and will do all right: I’ll explain a deliberate tactical failure Volkova or simply to remain silent. For all in the campaign it is clear that this campaign was a month, then it will turn into a campaign of boycott of the elections. Wolves just played safe, bringing his “Sobyanin,” absolutely far from volunteers.”
Sarukhanov recalled that on December 24, assigned to the protest action, which appear as an attempt “to smooth out the failure of the campaign a new wave of arrests of supporters”. At the end of the post in the Facebook opposition leader urged supporters to think for themselves, to analyze what is happening and “not to go into brain hibernation”.