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Controversial Ex-General Appointed to Defend Russia’s Human Rights

Supporters of Russian antithesis romantic Alexei Navalny pronounced they have motionless to abandon a pre-election bloc with Mikhail Kasyanov’s PARNAS Party, the RBC journal reported Wednesday.

Following a meeting of the Russian Democratic Coalition on Wednesday night, participants pronounced no accord had been reached on whether Kasyanov’s celebration should continue to lead the coalition’s ballot.

The Democratic Coalition is done adult of several antithesis groups: Alexei Navalny’s Party of Progress, the People’s Freedom Party (PARNAS), the Democratic Choice Party, the 5th of December Party and the Libertarian Party.

Ilya Yashin, emissary conduct of PARNAS, has called on Mikhail Kasyanov to participate in election primaries on an equal belligerent with other possibilities in order to “prove his right for leadership and help pierce the coalition from the line of fire,” RBC reported.

His offer came after a film patrician “Kasyanov’s Day” was aired on state-run radio channel NTV in early Apr — it enclosed annals of private conversations between Kasyanov and his closest associates.

However, the former primary apportion has refused to budge and Yashin has announced that he will not attend in the coalition’s primaries.

Konstantin Yankauskas, one of the founders of the 5th of December Party, pronounced participants of Wednesday’s assembly suggested a referendum be hold to decide who should lead the coalition’s ballot, RBC reported. Four of the domestic parties were in favor of a referendum.

PARNAS, however, motionless to veto the proposal, Yankauskas said.

Article source: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article/567470.html