Permits for Navalny March Granted in Moscow, Denied in St. Petersburg; Guardian Reporter Acquitted

June 7, 2017
Alec Luhn, reporter for the Guardian in Moscow, on June 6, 2017, after a court acquitted him of charges of taking part in a demonstration. Photo by Moscow Times

Update: Muscovites march against city renovation plans to save their homes. The Prosecutor General has classified the results of the Panama Papers probe.

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