On the campaign «For free Internet» in Moscow came about a thousand people

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi in fotoannunci rally For free Internet on Prospekt Akademika Sakharova in Moscow. 26 August 2017On the campaign «For free Internet» in Moscow came about a thousand people© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi the image Bank

About a thousand participants joined the «March for free Internet» in Moscow, which is ten times less than claimed by the organizers. This was reported in the capital’s interior Ministry.

«On the prospectus of Academician Saharova is agreed by the authorities in Moscow rally. The event was attended by about 1,000 people, ten times less than the number of participants declared by the organizers», — stated in the message.

The mayor’s office agreed to a rally on Sakharov Avenue on August 16. The organizers of the action became PARNASSUS, and the party «Civil initiative», the «Pirate party», «libertarian party», the party «Democratic choice», «Protest Moscow» and public organization «Roskomsvoboda» and «Left bloc».

Previous similar procession took place on July 23. Then, according to the police, he gathered 800 people, with the claimed number of participants to 10 thousand. The protesters marched along the Boulevard ring with placards and flags, shouting slogans in support of free Internet. For the entire route lined staff Regardie and police who watched the procession. Behind the pillar, the tail went several utility vehicles: ambulance, several police cars and a paddy wagon.