Protest in Novosibirsk, Russia: Loosen the tariff noose!

January 28, Novosibirsk rally against raising tariffs for housing and communal services. The protest was caused by the unprecedented increase in tariffs for hot water by 15%.

The organizer of the action made by the local committee “For the rights of pensioners”, but as active participants of the meeting became the Novosibirsk branch of the EIF, Komsomol, OKP.

At the meeting were living and grazhanskie activists – representatives of the Association of Councils of apartment houses FNL, the organization “Alternative Housing in the” Fund “We are against corruption,” the Committee “Pensioners for a decent life.”

In addition to the Communists, the word at the meeting and was representative of a completely different spectrum – “National Liberation Movement” (GCD). Moreover, its performance has been reduced mainly to the presentation of famous theses GCD of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, the role in the fate of Russia Vladimir Putin and the like At the end of speech, some protesters tried to wrest the speaker microphone.

At the last event sounded serious criticism of the regional governor and the mayor of Novosibirsk, including voiced demands for their resignation.

The main purpose of the resolution: the demand for cancellation of the decision to increase tariffs by 15%. The requirement addressed to the governor, to the Novosibirsk mayor and the President of the Russian Federation – to intervene in the situation. We have addressed the protesters and the regional prosecutor to conduct a test on the subject of corruption component in the decision of the head of the region.

The rally – not the last. Next to be announced on 25 February.

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