At the request of President Bashar Assad, the Armed Forces of Russia have been conducting a military operation in Syria since September 30, 2014. An international coalition under the US auspices has also been operating in the region since 2014.
“The rally is scheduled for November 20. Among the founders are: "December 5 Party," "PARNAS," "Libertarian Party of Russia", as well as "Solidarity" and "For Human Rights" movements. The rally is expected to raise such topics as Russia's actions in Syria, aggressive foreign policy and political repression,” said Lev Ponomarev, one of the rally organizers and leader of the "For Human Rights" movement, on air of Echo of Moscow on Tuesday, November 8.
It should be noted that about 1,000 people took part in the so-called protest outside the building of the British Embassy in Moscow on November 7. The participants condemned the policy of the Western countries, particularly Britain, with regard to Syria, and supported Russia's actions.