About half a million of Romanian citizens took to the streets of Romania on the sixth day of anti-government protests, including 300 thousand in Bucharest, local media reported.
Local media write that it is the largest rally since the December 1989 revolution that led to the overthrow of the regime of Nicolae Ceausescu. The protesters are demanding the resignation of the government, the Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu already declared that will not leave the post.
Meetings are held, despite the fact that on Sunday, the Cabinet refused to become the reason for the protest of amendments that could lead to the release from prison of convicted in corruption cases supporters of the ruling party. Continued for several days in a row to protest the press calls the most ambitious in the last 25 years.
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As reported by Digi24, the largest protest held in Bucharest in front of the Cabinet, where there were about 300 thousand. People continue to come to the area. The rallies take place peacefully. The protesters staged a kind of flash mob and lit simultaneously, the screens of mobile phones and lanterns. This action was supported in other cities of the country.
Protesters sing the national anthem of Romania. In the hands of the protesters placards with slogans against the government and the ruling Social democratic party, headed by Liviu Dragnea.