Russian Prosecutor General’s Office finds another 3 NGOs to be undesirableRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 26, 21:42
Moscow ‘seriously concerned’ about Turkish airstrikes in Iraq, SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 26, 20:55
North Korea ‘neither fears war nor wants to avoid it,’ says country’s UN missionWorld April 26, 20:37
Russia’s Emergencies Ministry to continue helping Serbia in mine clearance in 2017Military & Defense April 26, 20:20
Putin says Russia, China maintain relations at 'unprecedentedly high level'Russian Politics & Diplomacy April 26, 20:02
Polls shows number of happy Russians at record-breaking historic highSociety & Culture April 26, 19:27
IS recruiting Taliban fighters in Afghanistan — Russia’s General StaffMilitary & Defense April 26, 18:49
Coffin with presumed remains of 19th century Russian general dug up in TurkeySociety & Culture April 26, 18:26
Russian envoy says enacting nuke ban treaty will lay basis for stable strategic tiesRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 26, 18:13
MOSCOW, December 18 (Itar-Tass) —— A rally of the Russian Communist Party protesting against the State Duma election outcome is over on Moscow’s Manezh Square. From 3,000 to 5,000 people took part in it.
Apart from party functionaries, the rally was addressed by members of public organizations, among them the Left Front, the Khimki Forest defenders and some others.
Representatives of regional organizations of the Communist Party told the protesters about their attempts to prevention election falsifications. They also expressed support to party presidential candidate Gennady Zyuganov.
More than 1,000 claims have been lodged with courts concerning election violations recorded by Communist Party members, Zyuganov said. He demanded the dismissal of the entire Central Elections Commission, including its head Vladimir Churov, and the establishment of a State Duma ad hoc commission for investigating the falsifications.
“We will never agree to the United Russia majority at the State Duma,” Communist Party deputy Valery Rashkin said. The party leaders confirmed their intention to hold a new parliamentary election in December 2012 if the Communists win the presidential election.
A Just Russia deputy Dmitry Gudkov supported the demand of Churov’s dismissal and urged the protesters to attend a rally on Sakharov Avenue on December 24. He said the rally would gather non-party members wishing to stand up for their votes.
The action lasted for about 90 minutes and ended with the Victory Day song.
The police said no incidents happened during the rally. It evaluated the number of rally participants at about 3,300 people, including the media.