Today session of the Lugansk City Council was picketed by activists in respirators, masks and even gas masks. They protested against cutting down of a green grove under "Subway-2" construction.
Activists the majority from which else children, picketed the City Council building with flags of "TIME" and public organization "My House — Lugansk". According to them, masks on their faces mean that in this city they have nothing to breathe, and in case of cutting down of trees they will choke. Young people held the soft toys symbolizing animals, inhabitants of a grove which will be lost in a consequence of its cutting down in hand.
Representatives from picketers were present and at session with the purpose to force deputies to include a question of a green grove in the agenda. First of all, they were going to fall asleep the mayor with notes with the questions and requirements.
During session young people seated in the hall center in a circle directly on a floor and started writing on a requirement sheet of paper. The mayor Kravchenko called the events circus. Having read the note given activists, he declared: "To elections for a long time, let's not carry out at session political actions". According to S. Kravchenko, the earth under "Subway-2" isn't allocated yet, and still nobody cuts down the wood. "Before decision-making on construction of "Subway-2" will pass public hearings, this question will be coordinated with ecologists", - the mayor of Lugansk promised.
The mayor appealed not to politize this question and declared that it can't be taken out on the agenda. At the same time, "fighters for the wood" were supported by communists and suggested to submit this question in the agenda for the following session by means of their fraction. As a result, activists, without having achieved the, rose and left a hall, previously having scattered on a floor leaves with an inscription: "Us don't hear! ".