Wednesday Russian News Items

Posted to Russian Notes by Dr. Bruce Holl 12 June 2019
CDT 0714 GMT 1214 Moscow 1514

In English
TASS: “Dismissing the criminal case against Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov and suspending the police officers that apprehended him signifies that the authorities have recognized a systemic problem, Golunov’s lawyer Sergey Badamshin said on Tuesday.”

RFE/Radio Liberty: “Police have detained more than 200 people as demonstrators marched through central Moscow to maintain pressure on the authorities following the release of Ivan Golunov, an investigative reporter who had been arrested on a drug charge his supporters say was fabricated.”

По-русски
Новая газета: “МВД оценило количество задержанных на несогласованной акции в защиту журналистов в центре Москвы в 200 человек. Об этом сообщают РИА Новости со ссылкой на ведомство. Кроме того, МВД оценило численность участников марша в 1200 человек.”

Росбалт: “Сегодня, 12 июня, отмечается День России. Тематические мероприятия пройдут в Москве, Петербурге и других городах”.