In Moscow on 14 July, the campaign for the admission of opposition candidates for the elections to the Moscow city Duma. Protesters demand to register the candidates, district election commissions rejected of the signatures.
The action began in Novopushkinsky Park as a meeting with voters. In the square gathered several hundred people. The rally turned into restive. Participants moved along Tverskaya street towards city hall. In particular, they chanted “Sobyanin is a coward”, “This is our city, This is not an election, it is cheating”.
Then protesters went to the Moscow city election Commission. The police tried to block their way, but the cordon was broken, the correspondent of the Rain. It is reported that near the Moscow electoral Commission came paddy. The protesters demanded that to them there came head of the Moscow electoral Commission Valentin Gorbunov.
As reports “OVD-info” in Moscow detained a candidate from the “right block” Vladimir Burmistrova at the metro station “Dmitry Donskoy Boulevard”, when he went to protest.
Earlier it became known that the district election Commission has revealed the marriage signatures collected in support of a number of independent candidates. The lawyer of the Fund of struggle against corruption Love Sable, which extends for 43-mu electoral district, has declared a hunger strike. She said that the election Commission has rejected about 15% of signatures in support of a valid marriage in 10%. She called a political decision. Signatures, by law, must collect only self-nominated candidates.
Near the building of the Moscow electoral Commission Lyubov Sobol called for an indefinite protest.