March in memory of Boris Nemtsov in Moscow. February 2016
Photo: Vladislav Shatilo / RBC
The Moscow mayor’s office announced the approval of an application for a holding in the capital of the March in memory of Boris Nemtsov
Moscow mayor’s office agreed to a request to the holding in the capital of the March in memory of Boris Nemtsov. About it reports “RIA Novosti” with reference to the head of the Moscow Department of regional security and counteraction of corruption Vladimir Chernikov.
Thus, according to him, the route of administration has its own proposal, which she will announce later.
As posted in Facebook by one of the organizers Michael Schneider, the municipality intends to propose to the organizing Committee to hold a March in last year’s route: along the boulevards from Pushkin square to Sakharov Avenue.
Earlier, one of the organizers of the March in memory of Boris Nemtsov Petr Tsarkov reported that on 26 February in the town hall an application had been filed about the March. According to him, the gathering of participants is scheduled for 13.00, and the March must begin at 14.00 and finish at 16.00.
March in memory of Boris Nemtsov
In Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Rostov-on-don and other Russian cities on February 27 held a rally in memory of Boris Nemtsov, who was killed a year ago on the Big Moskvoretsky bridge. Their participants demanded to bring…
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The application was filed on 30 thousand people. The organizers intend to hold a March from the Slavic area on the waterfront with access to the Large Moskvoretsky bridge. There, the participants will lay flowers at the scene of the murder Nemtsov.
In 2016 March memory went from Passionate Boulevard to Sakharov Avenue. According to the movement “White counter”, concerned the counting of protesters, the March came 24 thousand people. In GU MVD counted 7.5 thousand demonstrators. A year earlier, a March in memory of Boris Nemtsov gathered, according to organizers, from 50 to 70 thousand people, according to the interior Ministry — 21 thousand.
Politician Boris Nemtsov was killed on the Big Moskvoretsky bridge on 27 February 2015. According to investigators, the murder policy was a contract, and the killer got at least 15 million rubles.