The protesters gathered at the main pedestrian street Bolshaya Pokrovskaya and went on her organized procession. Initially local authorities did not allow holding the rally, but under the influence of the public were forced to surrender, although the convoy’s route was shortened.
At the rally, which was held at Theater square, its participants adopted an appeal to the authorities to assign Nemtsov posthumously the title of “honorary citizen of the Nizhny Novgorod region”. Also, the participants called for an objective investigation of the murder of the politician.
In addition to caring residents of Nizhny Novgorod participated in the procession was attended by former colleagues, in particular, its press-Secretary Alexander Kotiusov, Chairman of the city Duma of Nizhny Novgorod Ivan Karelin, the Minister of education of Nizhny Novgorod region Sergey Naumov.
Visitors and passers-by noted the scarcity of the event.
Rally-the rally passed without incident.