In a bid to draw attention to the ongoing crises in Russia and Ukraine, a significant event is set to take place on January 21, 2024, at the Morgan Sports Complex Field 1 in Destin, FL.
The gathering aims to advocate for Russia without Putin, an end to the war, and the release of political prisoners. The event holds particular significance as Destin Mayor Bobby Wagner has committed to attending, underscoring the importance of the cause.
Wagner, who will attend as a citizen – and not as an official representative of the City of Destin – said he supports the rally, because he has “seen through my colleagues who had lived in Ukraine, the senseless devastation one man can bring to a nation in the name of conquest.” Wagner added, “As the Mayor of Destin, I am proud to express my personal, wholehearted support and planned attendance at the upcoming peaceful rally against Vladimir Putin. It is imperative for us to stand united against this false democratic president. His authoritarian regime is a stark reminder of the threats to freedom and human rights that exist in our world. I stand for true democracy where the people have the power and condemn dictatorial behavior wherever it may arise. It is a commitment to our shared ideals and a testament to the resilient spirit of those who cherish liberty and justice. Together, we raise our voices in solidarity with all who oppose tyranny and strive for a future where every individual can live with dignity and freedom.”
For almost two years, the world has witnessed the devastating consequences of the ongoing conflict in Ukraine and the internal repression within Russia. YOU CAN HELP HERE. The organizers of the event, led by Free Navalny USA, aim to shine a light on the war crimes in Ukraine and the brutal suppression of dissent within Russia itself.
The arrest of Alexei Navalny on January 17, 2021, marked a turning point, triggering even more dire consequences. Putin’s actions have resulted in the loss of tens of thousands of lives, the displacement of hundreds of thousands of people, and the unjust imprisonment of over a thousand individuals who dared to speak out for their beliefs.
With Putin planning to consolidate his power through staged presidential elections on March 17, 2024, the organizers emphasize the urgency of uniting to prevent the continuation of what they describe as a nightmare. The event in Destin seeks to draw attention to the looming elections and rally support against Putin’s regime.
Destin Mayor Bobby Wagner’s attendance at the event underscores the commitment of local leadership to the cause. His presence serves as a powerful statement in support of advocating for Russia without Putin, an end to the war, and the release of political prisoners.
The organizers invite the public to join them on January 21, 2024, from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Morgan Sports Complex Field 1 in Destin, FL, for a peaceful assembly. Additionally, they encourage media coverage to help raise awareness about the critical issues at hand.
The gathering aims to demonstrate unwavering commitment to opposing Putin’s regime, supporting Ukraine, assisting democratic forces in Russia, and advocating for sanctions against those supporting the Putin regime. The campaign, organized by Free Navalny USA, seeks to inspire change and create a better future for Russia and the world.
As the date approaches, the call to action resonates: Stand with the advocates, spread the word, take action, and be part of the change they seek. Together, they believe, they can make a difference and bring about a positive transformation in Russia and beyond.