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Irkutsk drivers again opposed increases of the customs duties on old « Japanese »

In support of old Japanese on January, 8th near the grey house has acted about 120 drivers - no more, than in last protest actions. About first two pickets already wrote ( from 16. 12. 08 - In Irkutsk drivers hold a meeting against the law about old Japanese ) .

Then inhabitants of Irkutsk urged to lift the authorities a standard of living, instead of duties. On the same time the striking have done without posters and headers. But law enforcement bodies have reacted actively, on meeting has gathered about hundred employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

the Help of OMON fighters was not necessary. We will remind that the indignation of motorists was called by the project of increase of customs rates on import of foreign cars. The document provides increase in duties from 25 % to 30 %, and also introduction of protecting custom charges on import of foreign cars is more senior 5 years. When new restrictions will start to operate, and it be not become clear. Though, the law already comes into force today.

- We have once again sent this reference in Presidential Administration, - the president of Regional road association of the Irkutsk region Victor GRIGOROV tells. - we Will protest to the last!

the Following protest action have appointed to February, 1st. Organizers plan to arrange automobile race on a city. They already prepare posters and slogans.