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March 26, 2017 passed one of the most massive protests in recent years. The protest actions were against corruption in the Russian government and in particular by the Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev. On March 2, 2017, oppositionist Alesey Navalny published on YouTube a video " He Is Not Dimon to You " with an investigation of Dmitry Medvedev's corruption schemes. The government ignored the action, there was no comment and there was no refutation of the accusation, which the people expected. Aleksei Navalny urged people on the streets to get answers. Protests were in the 82 largest cities in Russia, about 150 thousand participants. In Moscow, went to the street by various estimates from 7 to 30 thousand people, more than a thousand people were detained by the police. The media did not publish information about the protests during the week and now do not often talk about them.
The new generation is the young Russian opposition. Most of the protesters were teenagers and students, people of the new generation, people of the Internet, they are unhappy with the current life and situation in Russia. The new generation understands that the level of wages is lower than in less developed and less affluent countries. These protests are the first impetus to change in Russia. What will happen next?
The answers were not received, protest actions will continue...
March 30, 2017. In the social network "Vkontakte" was created a campaign group to go to Red Square on April 2 with the slogan "We demand systemic changes in the country!". This group was blocked, the number of applicants was about 2 thousand people. This action is considered a provocation. About 30 people came to Manege Square..
April 29, 2017 was a protest action " Tired ", announced by Mikhail Khodorkovsky. All wishing citizens could write written appeals to the name of Vladimir Putin with the demands not to be nominated for a new term to the residents. Near the monument to Cyril and Methodius gathered about a hundred participants..
" June 12, 2017 was a continuation of the protests on March 26. The rallies were held in more than 150 cities of Russia, they were attended by 50 to 98 thousand people, more than 1,700 people were detained. Again, the reason for their conduct was the lack of proper reaction of the authorities to the film-investigation of the Anti-Corruption Fund "He is not Dimon ". Wikipedia
October 7, 2017, protests against corruption took place on the birthday of V.V. Putin.