According to activists, the authorities decided to deprive the rally of publicity.
The authorities of the Russian city of Tambov has provided activists a platform to rally against corruption in the higher echelons of power near the cemetery on the outskirts of the city.
“This is not the first case when city officials sent the opposition-minded citizens in Polinkovsky cemetery. Prior to this, in the same way to the outskirts of sent the Motherland party and the deceived summer residents. The calculation is simple: not everyone wants to go so far away, in a sparsely populated area where the locals-only a couple of hundred,” – said one of activists Andrey Polyakov.
According to him, such officials “deliberately deprive the public of the event their main a matter of reaching the largest possible number of people to information of high public importance”.
The only argument in the failure of the meeting in the city centre the authorities have referred to the fact that, by coincidence, on the same day there planned some other event.
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