Activist from Novosibirsk got snow removal writing name of Mayor on snowdrift
Andrey Afanasyev drew attention of the utilities folks to snow-covered parking lot with spray paint.
Resident of Novosibirsk Andrey Afanasyev decided to fight with the snow-covered streets of his native city with drastic measures. He decided to decorate one of the snowdrifts with inscription "Snowdrifts for Lokot’!" (Anatoly Lokot’ is the Mayor of Novosibirsk - Ed.), because utilities folks ignored the parking in the heart of the city.
Two hours later after Afanasiev made the inscription in front of the shopping center Gallery of Novosibirsk and posted a record of its creation on Youtube, unknown erased slogan, but the next morning, January 9th, the snowdrift vanished too.
The act of a young person is actively discussed in social networks by the residents of Novosibirsk and neighboring Tomsk, which also suffers from snowy streets. However, users complained that "there is no enough paint" to rid cities of the snowdrifts.
By the way, in December of 2014, the noncommercial association Citizens' Patrol held quest Unearth Novosibirsk. Residents of Novosibirsk sent to the public page photos of uncleared snow through the mobile app, and then all the images were transferred to utilities of the city.
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