People from different regions of Russia came out to protest because of the recent sharp rise in gasoline prices. About it reports “Kommersant”.
The first meetings were held in Dagestan on may 20, there is the cost of fuel increased at the beginning of the month.
Vigorous protests took place in the Irkutsk region. There may 26, about two dozen drivers in the capital region — Irkutsk — blocked the entrance to the gas station, saying that their car broke down. As a result, the place was called the traffic police, the protesters received a fine for Parking violation. Similar events were held in other cities and settlements of the region, and on June 4 in Bratsk planned rally.
May 31, a rally against high gasoline prices was organized in Novosibirsk. It was attended by the mayor Anatoly Elbow. He stated that the city’s expenditures due to the rising cost of fuel increased by 100 million rubles. “This honor”, he concluded.
On June 1, protests planned in Omsk, June 2, they will be held in Stavropol region. Krasnoyarsk branch of Federation of automobile owners of Russia (HEADLIGHTS) reported that receives calls for protests from individuals, but has not yet decided on the format and date.
In addition, on may 31 it was reported the Deputy of legislative Assembly of the Kamchatka territory, which because of high gasoline prices moved on a horse and demanded him to organize a place to tether the animal near the government building.
Gasoline prices in Russia rose sharply for the week from 21 to 27 may. So, the cost of fuel AI-92 has added 90 cents and reached the level 42,21 rubles per liter, the cost of gasoline AI-95 has added 88 cents and reached 45.5 ruble. In the state Duma it was associated with the rising cost of oil on the stock exchange and has addressed in Federal Antimonopoly service with the requirement to conduct an audit. The Russian oil company said it was ready to restrain further price growth.More important news Telegram-channel “Tape days”. Signed!