Residents of the Russian city of Vladikavkaz protested because of job loss and lack of information about the coronavirus. Three protesters were detained by police.
In Vladikavkaz (North Ossetia, Russia) on April 20, about 500 people came to a popular gathering against the regime of self-isolation, MBH Media reports.
People are unhappy with the loss of work and the lack of information about coronavirus infections. The Russian Guard came to the place of gathering, security officials forbade the assembled, including journalists, to shoot video and forced to delete the footage.
Nevertheless, video frames from Vladikavkaz were on the network.
This is what the center of Vladikavkaz looks like now, where residents took to the rally against the regime of “self-isolation”. Video: North-Caucasian Federal District Telegram pic.twitter.com/co1sJukcZo
– MBH Media (@MBKhMedia) April 20, 2020
Security officials detained three activists.
The participants in the gathering demanded that the head of North Ossetia, Vyacheslav Bitarov, speak with them. After some time, he went to the protesters and under their whistle stated that “he did not invent this disease,” after which he urged everyone to stay at home.
Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Russia revealed 47 121 cases of the disease, 405 people died.