A group Russian pro-democracy opposition leaders Met in Poland this Saturday JablonaIn the northeast WarsawWith the aim of building an alternative to President’s rule Vladimir Putin and establish democracy Russia.
He opened the meeting Ilya PonomarevFormer Deputy Duma Now a migrant Kiev.
In 2014 Ponomarev The only deputy who voted against the merger Crimea By Russian Federation After his invasion.
“This is a historic moment. For the first time in at least a decade, democratically elected representatives met at that time. We find it democratic and dynamic. People argue and argue. I hope these three days will be useful,” he said EFE Ponomarev.
The Congress It will conclude on Monday and will be attended by 51 delegates who previously held elected positions at different levels in the Russian administration. Other representatives came through the Internet.
“We will have various speeches and announcements from the Congress that will shape the framework for the upcoming meetings,” he said. Ponomarev.
Earlier, in an interview EFEPonomarev explained that the idea behind the congress was to provide Russians with a democratic alternative to governance. Putin.
Protester and human rights activist Andriy SidelnikovAttending and participating in the organization of the Congress, he called the meeting the first step toward a new parliamentary republic in Russia.
“We are trying to take a big step in the future. I don’t know what will happen next because all the representatives participating in the Congress, whether in person or online, are under pressure from the Russian security service. However, we want to send a message to the Russians who escaped Putin and to the millions who still live in Russia,” he said. EFE Sidelnikov.
(with information from EFE)
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