Wednesday, June 15 at the building of the Federation Council were arrested three activists of the Party of Progress Alexei Navalny, including the member of the Central Council Leonid Volkov.
Activists began to picket the Federation Council at 10 am. On Wednesday the Federation Council will vote on the reappointment of Yuri Chaika for the post of attorney General.
In the morning at the building of the lower house of Parliament was parked two buses-the paddywagon, the correspondent of RBC. One of the wolves in his Twitter, he was arrested when he approached a policewoman to warn about intention to spend picket. In the hands of Volkov was a poster of “Support — support Capcom”.
To estimate the exact number of supporters of Navalny, who came to the rally, in a conversation with RBC wolves couldn’t. According to another detainee, an activist of the youth branch of the progress Party Mykola Kasian, the building of the Federation Council gathered from ten to twenty people.
The Federation Council on 15 June at the meeting will consider the possibility of extending the powers of the public Prosecutor for another five years. At the end of may it became known that President Vladimir Putin has proposed the upper house of Parliament to extend the powers of the incumbent attorney General, which expire on June 22.
The Fund of struggle against corruption conducted the investigation, which, in particular, they talked about what the ex-wife of the Deputy Prosecutor General Gennady Lopatin, Olga Lopatina did business with members of the “gang Hoe”.
Before it became known that Navalny and his associates refused to hold a rally against reappoint the Seagull.