Sunday Russian News Items

Posted to Russian Notes by Dr. Bruce Holl 3 December 2017
CST 0836 GMT 1436 Moscow 1736

In English
RFE/Radio Liberty: “Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked the Prosecutor-General’s Office to review the implementation of laws and regulations affecting the right of Russian citizens to assemble and demonstrate freely. Putin on December 2 endorsed a request made by the Presidential Council on the Development of Civil Society and Human Rights during a meeting with the president in October to conduct the review.”

Voice of America: “Foreign Ministers from across the Western Balkans say substantially improved ties with Europe and the United States will be critical to stabilizing the Southeastern European region that some experts describe as vulnerable to anti-Western foreign influences.”

Полит.ру: “Экс-губернатор Одесской области Михаил Саакашвили и его сторонники устроили в центре Киева «Марш за импичмент», организованный движением «Рух новых сил». Об этом сообщает «Интерфакс»”.

Эхо Москвы: “В Самаре перед митингом с участием Алексея Навального задержаны 8 его сторонников. Смонтированную сцену разобрали”.