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Monday, October 24, 2016

In Moscow opposition meeting took place in honor of flag Day

Several dozen people took part Monday in the solemn ceremony of raising the Russian flag at the intersection of Novy Arbat and the Garden ring. The event was organized by the opposition leaders Lev Ponomarev, Mikhail Shneider, Mikhail Kasyanov. Thus the congregation celebrated the 25th anniversary of the celebration of national flag Day, reports “Interfax”.

The event was attended by the participants of the events of August 1991, when after the failure of the coup, arranged by members of the emergency Committee was first raised the Russian tricolour.

“On this day 25 years ago we raised our Russian flag on this spot, and he’s still flying over our heads. This is our flag, and he’ll stay like this forever,” – said Kasyanov.

The rally passed without incident.


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