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Moscow Mayor's Office: "March of Dissent" - a provocation

March 3 2008

Provocation of Moscow mayor's office calls for preparing for Monday night "March of Dissent". Recall that the time and place of the meeting are not consistent with the Belarusian authorities, however the opposition declare their intention to hold it, no matter what.

The official representative of the Moscow City Hall, the first deputy head of the press service of the Mayor and the Moscow government Mikhail Solomentsev in anticipation of the action, told reporters that the intention of "Other Russia" as a provocation.

"All the statements that they (the" Other Russia ") in any event, organize a march on the claimed route to Moscow, but as a provocation can not be named. We have already faced similar illegal actions of these individuals - for example, on the prospect of Sakharov November 24, 2007, when a crowd of National Bolsheviks tried to arrange an illegal march Myasnitskoi street, but was immediately stopped by security forces "- he said.

The official representative of the Moscow City Hall, we recall that in Moscow on Monday planned a lot of shares, including the opposition. Thus, the Communist Party agreed to its share capital and the town council holds its legally.

Only representatives of Kasparov and Limonov did not agree with the City of its share, and have not filed applications for free points "- said the first deputy head of the press service of the mayor. - "Representatives of this movement have filed a request for an already occupied space, as had been immediately informed of the proposal perepodat application to another place." "However, other proposals on the venue of the action we did not wait" - said Solomentsev.

In this regard, the representative of the Moscow mayor's office did not rule out that supporters of the "Other Russia" is prepared riots in downtown Moscow, which will cause many difficulties, in particular, and so very difficult traffic in the city.

Recall that the other Dissenters' March held today in St. Petersburg. Local opposition have agreed to conduct with the city authorities, the march will be legitimate. To participate in it to the northern capital flew Garry Kasparov and Eduard Limonov, leaving their Moscow supporters.

Opposition leaders have opted not to take part in an unsanctioned rally in Moscow for the obvious reason - the responsibility for organizing such an action has not been canceled. In addition, over the "dissident" seriously looming prospect of civil suits - formerly residents of the capital, outraged conducted marches, had already filed applications with the requirement to bring the organizers to justice. At this time, the Muscovites can join and commercial companies, whose office is located on Clean Ponds.

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