The Committee on Law, Order and Security of St. Petersburg refused to allow the wives of those mobilized to hold a rally for the return of men from the special operation, this was reported on the “Way Home” Telegram channel.
Its owners posted Smolny’s response to a request for approval of the mass event. The text referred to restrictions in St. Petersburg related to the spread of coronavirus. At the same time, the committee suggested that the organizers apply for permission to the office of the Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Welfare in St. Petersburg.
The Telegram channel “The Way Home” indicated that the rally was banned in Moscow for an identical reason. Residents of the capital are going to challenge the refusal. Based on the text of the committee’s response, the women of St. Petersburg planned to hold a rally on Palace Square on November 26. Thus, they wanted to ensure that the mobilized men returned home.