The protests of the so-called “yellow jackets” in France escalated into mass clashes with the police. More than 1,000 protesters detained more than 700 in custody. The newspaper Figaro reported on more than 50 wounded – and that’s just in Paris
The police carried out massive checks on the street pull together equipment and eliminate service dogs. What is happening on the streets of the French capital a few months ago it was impossible to imagine. But users of social networks publish evidence of Russian involvement in the incitement of the situation and the spread of radical sentiments in the French cities.
On a new phase of large scale demonstrations – in the story of the correspondent “5 channel” Kristina Katarina.
Fireworks instead of Christmas lights and shots of weapons instead of confetti. Christmas in Paris nesvatkove atmosphere. Gaining momentum the protests of “yellow jackets.” The main requirement for the government is the same as four weeks ago to cancel the increase of prices and taxes on gasoline. In addition, some members require the protection of social rights.
“We have a lot of requirements, but the main thing for me is the abolition of the labour law. If people can’t pay taxes, it is because that are in an unstable situation. Therefore, I demand from Him: instead of the creation of unstable jobs, let them provide constant on the basis of the contract,” said protester David.
Protesters block streets, build barricades, set fire to trees and cars. In the direction of the law enforcement officers flying flares, smoke bombs and pieces of paving. In response security forces used tear gas, guns, water cannons and batons.
For the first time since 2005, brought to the streets armored personnel carriers. Across the country follow the order of about 90 thousand militiamen, of which 8 thousand in Paris. Police conducted numerous checks and confiscate the protesters hazardous materials: hammers, baseball bats and metal balls. Hundreds of people taken into custody.
Some of the demonstrators urging: they are against violence. Pogroms and arsons throwing hooligans and radicals. The demonstration also used as a cover.
“Like 99% of French people, or rather people who are here, we have not come here to destroy things. It does only a small fraction of people who have nothing to do with the “yellow jackets.” Apparently, they have a hard time, so it’s no wonder they lost their minds and are destroying everything in their path,” suggests Sacha protesting.
Legs local disturbances can grow from the Kremlin, to convince opponents of mass demonstrations. As evidence in local social networks spread photos. On it two men in vests holding the rag Donetsk militants called the flag “DND”.
According to media reports, the men in the photo Fabrice Sorin and Xavier Moreau. Both are in the database of the site “Peacemaker”. Corln – the leader of the far-right organization “the day of judgment”, a member of the radical French party “national front” . Another Moro scored a part in the fake elections in the territory ORDO as an international observer. Lives and works in Moscow.
As you know, large-scale protests by “yellow jackets” broke out in mid-November. The government has to dialogue, and even promised to freeze the price increase for fuel for the year. However, the protesters this is not enough, require to do to reverse any price increases.
Because of the worsening situation, the authorities of Paris closed all national monuments and public places in the Elysian fields. Also cancelled and all public events this weekend.