How many people came to the rally against pension reform in Yekaterinburg

28 July on the square of the Soviet army, held a rally against changing the retirement age. As reported by the organizers, in addition to supporters of the Communist party, said the rally, joined the activists of the “Yabloko”, the “Left front” and other opposition leaders of the Urals.

8 000

citizens came to the rally against pension reform
in Yekaterinburg on July 28

As the correspondent of The Village, most who came to the rally were men older than 40 years. In addition to the abolition of the law on changing the pension age, came from the scene talked about the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and President Vladimir Putin as a necessary measure.

We will remind that the project of change in pension age was passed by the Parliament in the days to 2018, when Russia was banned rallies. For women the age of retirement was raised from 55 to 63 years for women and from 60 to 65 years for men. After three readings, the bill must be signed by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.

source: the organizers of the rally

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