Tomorrow on May 18, Youth YABLOKO activists will conduct
a series of pickets by the State Duma against adoption of
the law on toughening punishment for violations at rallies.
Kirill Gontcharov, leader of the Youth YABLOKO, will participate
in the action.
The picket will begin at 9:30 a.m.
Tomorrow the Russian parliament will examine a draft law
on the introduction of a fine amounting to RUR 1.5 mln (approximately
USD 50,000) for violations at rallies. The draft law was submitted
by the ruling United Russia deputies and envisages a raise
of a maximum fine for the organizers and participants of mass-scale
actions to RUR 1.5 mln.
On Tuesday, the Duma Committee on Constitutional Legislation
and State Building recommended to adopt the draft law in the
called on the "walking protestors" in St. Petersburg
to set political goals. Interfax. May 15, 2012