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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Protesters Against Demolition of Khrushchev Buildings March in Moscow; Panama Probe Classified

The ruble is trading at 57.12 to the dollar and 64.32 to the euro. Brent crude is selling for $48.22. 

A protester against Moscow renovation plan with a sign ‘Damn-olition Undermines Constitutional Order’ making a pun out of the word “demolition”. Photo by Mikhail Sokolov

The following news items were taken from 7:40 na perrone, Gazeta, RBC, Novaya Gazeta, Moscow Times, Reuters, Bloomberg, Meduza, Kommersant, Svoboda, TV Rain, Republic, TJ Journal and Open Russia

Translation: Walk by opponents of renovation ended at the office of the Presidential Administration, activists plan to submit an appeal.

Translation: Muscovites who oppose renovation take hands and walk toward Tverskaya. Police firmly warn.

– Parliamentary Speaker Volodin Calls Critics of Renovation ‘Irresponsible Politicos’ Who Are ‘Paid to Demonstrate’

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