Wismar/Neubrandenburg/Schwerin (dpa/mv) - In Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, several thousand people protested against energy policy in Germany and the consequences for companies and consumers on Monday evening - but less than usual. As police spokesman said, came on the day of the Germans Unit gathered more than 7000 demonstrators in about 15 cities, including Schwerin, Wismar, Ludwigslust, Neubrandenburg, Güstrow and Waren. Most of the protest participants were reported in the early evening with 2500 in the state capital Schwerin. That was about 2000 fewer than a week ago.
According to the police, 1,300 people were on the streets in Wismar. Several hundred participants also demonstrated in Waren an der Müritz. Calls for participation in demonstrations on October 13 were issued in several places. Then entrepreneurs from MV registered energy protests and motorcades in the eight largest cities.