YABLOKO to participate in the mourning demonstration
Press release, 28.02.2015
On March 1 YABLOKO will participate in the mourning demonstration and also conduct an antiwar action [which has been announced beforehand] dedicating it to the memory of Boris Nemtsov.
Earlier YABLOKO have adopted a statement which runs that “the political responsibility for this crime lies on the authorities and personally on Vladimir Putin, whose launched the war, continue it and holds a propaganda campaign of hatred in support of this war. The moral and humane responsibility is on those who is involved in this campaign”.
YABLOKO demand a competent and impartial investigation of a demonstrative and extremely blatant political murder of Boris Nemtsov.
“We consider it necessary for all the true opposition forces to call for a continuing civil and political antiwar campaign. Until the war is terminated – both in Ukraine, and here, inside the Russian society – every political and civil public statement and action should demand this,” runs in the Bureau statement.
YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin, YABLOKO founder Grigory Yavlinsky, YABLOKO Bureau members and the party activists laid flowers to the crime scene of Boris Nemtsov at Moscow’s Bolshoi Moskvoretsky Bridge.
YABLOKO’s antiwar action will take place at 1.00 pm, Tverskaya Street. The activists will gather by the monument to Yuri Dolgoruky.
The mourning demonstration will take place at 3.00 pm., Kitay Gorod metro station. The action was authorized with the city authorities. Up to 50.000 participants are allowed to take part.