Wednesday Russian News Items

Posted to Russian Notes by Dr. Bruce Holl 16 May 2018
CDT 0734 GMT 1233 Moscow 1533

In English
Reuters: “Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was sentenced to 30 days in jail by a Moscow court on Tuesday for his role in organising nation-wide protests against President Vladimir Putin on May 5.”

Эхо Москвы: “Суд в Москве арестовал Алексея Навального на 30 суток за акцию «Он нам не царь» 5 мая.
Он признан виновным в повторном нарушении порядка организации публичных мероприятий”.