35,000 people took part in the march to Bolotnaya Square.
Opposition rally "For fair elections" on Bolotnaya Square ended with a performance by the famous rocker Yuri Shevchuk. He performed the songs "Oh, frost, frost!" and "Motherland". The leader of the group “DDT” finished his speech with the words: “Take care of your motherland, your mother!”. After that white balloons flew into the sky.
The opposition march and rally, organized on February 4 in the capital, gathered, according to law enforcement agencies, approximately 35,000 people. There were no accidents. Everything was pretty peaceful. Among the speakers at the podium were the writer Lyudmila Ulitskaya, the critic Artemy Troitsky, the TV presenter Leonid Parfenov, and also the failed presidential candidate Grigory Yavlinsky. The rally participants demanded the resignation of Vladimir Putin, the holding of new elections to the Duma, as well as the release of political prisoners and the registration of Yavlinsky as a candidate for the presidency of Russia.At the same time, an anti-orange rally in support of Vladimir Putin was held on Poklonnaya Hill in Moscow. This event was attended by 138,000 people.
Rally in support of Vladimir Putin was held on Poklonnaya Hill
The rally of the Liberal Democratic Party in Pushkin Square gathered only 1,000 people.
“Presumably, a protest fashion just appeared in Russia. But it passes, like any fashion. They shouted and dispersed, but what alternative? Who will come to the place of today's government? ”- tweeters recall this.
But it seems that many politicians take such meetings very seriously. In particular, presidential candidate Mikhail Prokhorov even led the march today. It can be understood. Very good opportunity to light up during the election campaign.
Mikhail Prokhorov went at the head of the opposition column
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