MOSCOW, March 22 (Itar-Tass) — The Russian opposition Left Front movement intends to hold a news conference in Moscow’s central Pushkin Square, the press service of the movement reported on Thursday.
Referring to Left Front leader Sergei Udaltsov, its report noted that “an open news conference” will be held in Pushkin Square at 2 pm, Moscow time, on Saturday “within the framework of the organizing committee of the For Fair Elections campaign.
“The news conference will discuss preparations for a March of Millions on May 6 and other actions within the framework of the campaign,” the document said.
It also said that the news conference, to which such opposition figures as Yevgenia Chirikova, Sergei Udaltsov, Alexei Navalny, Boris Nemtsov and Gennady Gudkov were invited, would be held as a picket coordinated with the prefecture of Moscow’s Central Administrative District.
“Citizens coming to the news conference will be able to ask their questions as well as voice their offers,” the document added.