Thousands of people in Yerevan, protesters on one of the main streets of the metropolis against increasing electricity tariffs, were dispersed by police using water cannons. The main requirement of the crowds was meeting with President powers Mr. Serzh Sargsyan. Describes 10 key detainees.
The structure of the law of Armenia in Yerevan dispersed the protesters against the increase of electricity tariffs from 1 August 2015, TASS informs. Persistent the campaign started on June 19.
To the demonstrators, the police used the water. They were were pushed from Marshal Baghramyan Avenue towards the Opera house. Besides all this, were detained. The police repeated several times in the shoutbox that the actions of the protesters criminal. "I give you 10 minutes to unlock the prospectus. Your actions are unlawful. Insubordination to lawful demands of the police leaves us the right to use force", - quotes "Interfax" the Deputy chief of Yerevan police Valery Osipyan.
Tells of 10-framework of the arrested people, including adherents of the press - radio "Freedom", as well as editions of "news" and "Gala". The police also used their physical strength. As a result, some reporters were beaten up and their cameras smashed.
One of the main demands of the crowd was the meeting with the President of Armenia Mr. Serzh Sargsyan. With all this, the protesters did not agree to form a contact group, consisting of four or five people to meet with the head of the country.
Previously, the Commission on regulation of public services powers, met the request of the company "Electric networks of Armenia", which is "daughter", "INTER RAO UES" on the increase of electricity tariffs on 6,93 Armenian dram (approximately $ 0.015). The population were annoyed. The locals believe that this will lead to higher prices of goods 1 needed.
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