MOSCOW, January 27 (Itar-Tass) —— United Russia does not organize any street actions, the party’s General Council Presidium Secretary Sergei Neverov said on Friday.
“United Russia does not plan any rallies for the next few days or weeks,” he said. “As for the participation of party members in the events held by different organizations, that is their personal position.”
“It is the most important to ensure security of people, law and order in the upcoming mass events. The organizers must understand their responsibility,” Neverov stressed.
It was announced on Thursday that a number of patriotic and veteran organizations of the Russian Popular Front planned to hold a rally and a march in support of United Russia presidential candidate Vladimir Putin in Moscow on February 4. Patriots of Russia Party Deputy Chairperson Nadezhda Korneyeva confirmed to Itar-Tass that an application for an event of about 30,000 people had been lodged with the Moscow city government.
The city authorities permitted a thousands-strong opposition rally on Bolotnaya Square on the same day.