Picket in favour of registration of Grigory Yavlinsky at presidential elections took place at the Teatralnaya square in Nizhny Novgorod on January 23, 2012.

The participants of the action held placards “YABLOKO for Fair Elections!”, “YES to Elections! NO to Churov*!” and “Elections Without Yavlinsky Means Elections Without Choice!”

The picketers chanted “Yavlinsky Is Our President!”, “Honesty to the Central Electoral Commission and the “Magician”** , Go to the Circus!” and “Let elections be fair!”

*Vladimir Churov is head of the Central Electoral Commission who is accused of managing all the fraud at elections.
** Praising Vladimir Churov for the good results of the ruling United Russia party at the parliamentary elections of December 4, 2011, President Medvedev called him a “magician”.