YABLOKO supports a protest action of the residents of Nizhny Novgorod
Press release, 29.07.2016
On July 29, the residents of the Kuzhnechikha district, Nizhny Novgorov, conducted a rally against the construction in the area. YABLOKO supported the local residents. About 150 people participated in the protest action.
Environmentalist and YABLOKO’s parliamentary candidate Askhat Kayumov spoke about the difficult environmental situation in Nizhny Novgorod. He emphasized that the territory of the parks of the city had been cut by 30 per cent within the last year, while pollution rate had increased by 31 per cent in 2015.