Photo: Anton Vaganov / Reuters
The center for economic and political reforms (CEPR) has named St. Petersburg the largest number of protest actions for 2018. The least number of times disgruntled citizens registered in Chechnya. This is stated in the report “the Growth of protest activity in Russia”, RBC reports.
According to political scientist Rostislav Turovsky, Saint Petersburg took the lead in because of the political activity of citizens and the weak interaction of regional authorities and companies. He warns that if the user will not be able to make the situation more manageable, likely to cause new protests.
Among the protest regions were Krasnodar Krai, Rostov,Saratov, Moscow, Orenburg, Chelyabinsk, Sverdlovsk, Volgograd region and Moscow.
The report notes that most of the meetings were organized spontaneously by the forces of initiative groups, for example, shareholders or investors, and active citizens associated with certain problems, of displeasure.
Only in 2018 passed 2526 shares, 2.8 times more than in the same period of 2017. The expert believes that in the last quarter of the year will be “a natural winter slowdown” protests.
In October was named best drinking city in Russia. Saratov was in the first place, and Saint Petersburg is located on the 11th.
Video, photo All from Russia.