MOSCOW – Thousands of supporters of the Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalni, who is himself a prison sentence, a Sunday, the street merged to protest against the increase of the retirement age. The organizers of the protest reported that the police certainly 150 campaigners have held.
The demonstrations coincide with the vote in 26 of the 85 regions. The voters may include more governors and local parliaments to choose from. In Moscow will be a new mayor elected.
The government of president Vladimir Putin wants the retirement age for men will increase from 60 to 65 years and for women from 55 to 60 years. The average life expectancy in Russia for men is 66 years and for women 77 years.
Leader of the opposition Navalni is sentenced to thirty days in prison for an earlier proof that the authorities had prohibited.
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