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Mitrokhin visits the protesters camp at Chistiye Prudi, Moscow

Press Release

May 14, 2012

YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin and Galina Mikhalyova, First Deputy Chair of the Moscow YABLOKO, joined YABLOKO activists who had been visiting the opposition camp at Chistiye Prudi by Abai Kunanbyev monument all these days.

Mitrokhin and Mikhalyova answered protesters questions and even tasted food from the mobile kitchen.

We support any peaceful protest forms that do not violate the Russian law and are not connected with provocations and adventurism, Mitrokhin said. He added that the scope of mass-scale protests and their efficiency can only grow only like this.

Mitrokhin also noted that the government does not have any motives for violent action against the campers.

We will be categorically against any attempts to provoke violence whoever would initiate these either the government or the protester, he stressed.

On the same day Grigory Yavlinsky, YABLOKO founder and head of the YABLOKO faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly, visited the opposition camp at the St.Isaak square in St.Petersburg.


See also:

Yavlinsky called on the "walking protestors" in St. Petersburg to set political goals. Interfax. May 15, 2012

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