A resident of Kemerovo Igor Vostrikov, lost in a fire in TTS “the Winter cherry” his wife, three children and sister, announced the creation of a public movement called “the Great Empire”.
“We are creating a movement! (the similarity FBK Bulk). Goal: return power to the people! (Although we have it in history). When we will have millions we will be able to influence the government!” — he wrote on his page in social network “Vkontakte” (spelling and punctuation preserved. — Approx. ed.)
The movement now has its own page in VK. It has already signed up more than 1,200 people. It’s stated that “you don’t have to be agree with the leader (by Igor Vostrikov), you do not need specifically to refer to Putin personally, the EP system; the independence is not planned”.
Social movement primarily intends to understand what is happening in the MOE, with the criticism which had previously supported the families of the victims of a fire in TTS “the Winter cherry”. “We need to develop during the discussion some idea of what they have and how they could be. The basic approach is not “all bad, nothing to fix, I hate you”, and the search for solutions, proposals, the pressure on the government to introduce specific ideas,” says page, “the great Empire”
The Vostrikovs recorded a video message to President Vladimir Putin to talk about “what is happening in the country.” Together with the mother of his dead wife, he criticized the situation in the MOE and expressed dissatisfaction with the current system, in which are “corrupt and unprofessional people.” The man said that the tragedy in “Winter cherry” blame all the emergency workers and police, medical, city and regional officials, and because Russia needs “a radical change”, “the new Constitution”. On the page in sotsseti “Vkontakte” Vostrikov also stated that “the government is laughing at the common people” and therefore called on concerned citizens to discuss pressing problems to create groups in social networks.
Yesterday’s appeal was not the first performance Vostrikova, who became the face of the tragedy in “Winter cherry”. It was the words Vostrikova that people locked in the cinema and then came to the rescue, dispersed across all media. While at first he was accused of power and corruption, but then suddenly changed his mind about the perpetrators of emergency. To the surprise sympathize with his people, he began to justify the power, and then said that a spontaneous rally went, believing the stuffing of several hundred. In the Internet appeared the video, which Vostrikov gives interviews and calls Putin a Tsar, protect the Governor and said that the meeting of the people was provoked by some “Maidan”. This statement Vostrikova has caused a lot of questions and guesses. But in a video address to Putin, the man again began to berate the officials.
The tragedy in the shopping center “Winter cherry” in Kemerovo took place on 25 March. During a fire killed 64 people, including more than 40 children. The fire started on the top floor, where the cinema halls and children’s rooms. Investigative actions showed that TTS was not working automatic fire alarm system, but whether a compulsory system of notification after the start of ignition is not turned to the guard.
In the framework of criminal cases arrested seven people: the technical Director of TTS Georgy Sobolev, the former boss of the Kemerovo state construction Tensile Komkova, CEO-owner TTS “the Winter cherry (OAO kemerovskijj konditerskijj Kombinat”) Julia Bogdanova, guard chop Sergei Antoshin that manages the “Winter cherry” Hope Sedenak and Alexander Nikitin, and Igor Polozenko employee and the head of the company “System integrator” were responsible for the maintenance of the fire alarm in the shopping center.