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In Italy the court of cassation banned restaurants keep the lobster on ice before cooking, so as not to cause yet sentient beings unnecessary suffering. Thus, the court satisfied the claim of defenders of animals against the owner of the restaurant near Florence and sought him for two thousand euros as a penalty and three thousand to cover legal costs.
A Jury in the us state Minnesota was found innocent in the murder of the police officer who shot and killed a black driver on the road between Minneapolis and St. Paul a July 2016 . In court, the police officer Jeronimo Yanes asserted that he opened fire because he feared for his life when Filanda Kasteel, reported that he had a gun, reached into his pocket. Video of the incident posted on the social network the girl of Castile, who was sitting in the passenger seat. After this story became known throughout the country, in many cities a few days have passed protest actions against police violence.
About the confederations Cup, the 2018 FIFA world Cup, football and human rights – football player, coach, Manager, Andrei Kanchelskis, football expert and lexicographer rumen Pitalev, sports journalist, teleradiocommunication Alexander Smirnov, head of St. Petersburg branch of Transparency International, Dmitry Sukharev, sports observer of Radio Liberty Alexey Kuznetsov.
Moscow court to 10 days arrested the Director of Fund of struggle against corruption (FBK) of the Novel Rubanov. He was accused of disobedience to police.Rubanov was the organizer of the rally against corruption on June 12 on Sakharov Avenue in Moscow. On the eve of the campaign founder FBK Alexei Navalny announced the cancellation of the event due to pressure and obstacles from the authorities. The opposition leader urged his supporters to go out on Tverskaya street. Rubanov in this case, as the applicant for the meeting, remained on the Avenue Sakharov, where he was detained. June 12, in dozens of Russian cities have been mass protests against corruption. In Moscow, according to "OVD-info", were detained about 900 activists in St. Petersburg is about 600....
On the 6th of June, foreign currency mortgage holders of Raiffeisenbank wanted to meet with his leadership to find a compromise on debt repayment. Getting no response from the Bank, they began an indefinite hunger strike. The third day the participants carried out at the Bank's office on Smolenskaya-Sennaya square, the hunger strike held seven people.
Former Georgian President and ex-Governor of Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili in an exclusive interview with the North Caucasus service of Radio Svoboda praised the Chechen and Georgian fighters, who fought on the side of Ukrainian government forces in Eastern Ukraine.
In the Moscow office of the human rights movement "Russia Sitting" was searched. It resulted in a staff of management on fight against economic crimes. Their actions are explained allegedly received information about the theft of budget funds. The founder of the "Russia Sitting" Olga Romanova noted that the human rights defenders voluntarily gave the investigators all necessary documents. "Russia sitting" assists prisoners and their families. The project coordinators worked extensively in the courts of detainees March 26, at the anti-corruption campaign "He's not Dimon." The movement exists on private donations.
Russian Football team played a friendly match in the last stage of preparation for the confederations Cup. The Russians in Budapest won the rivals from the national team of Hungary 3:0. Goals scored by Smolov, lang (own goal), Snake. June 9, the Russian team will play in Moscow with the team of Chile.
Crisis, sanctions, corruption, incompetence of the government. That could bring down the Putin regime? The report of the Institute for the future "the Limits of sustainability of Russia?" and the recent initiatives of the Russian government are discussing economists Dmitry Nekrasov (co-author of the report) and Andrey Nechaev.
Residents of two houses on Boat street in Moscow really want to get into a program of renovation, but I can't. According to the documents, these buildings are supposedly resettled and demolished. In fact, the building still exist, they are more than 80 years. The house recognized the dilapidated 20 years ago, but is still home to about 300 people.
Opposition leader Alexei Navalny called for the purpose of court at the suit of Alisher Usmanov removal of the film-investigation "He's not Dimon." He also believes that the businessman, carrying out instructions of senior officials of Russia, trying to divert attention from corruption in the country. About it Navalny said at a hearing in the Lublin court of Moscow. The decision in this case will be made tomorrow.
In Kaliningrad detained the leader of "the Baltic vanguard of the Russian resistance" Alexander Orsulic. This "Mediazone" said his wife Wanda. According to her, around 7 am, law enforcement officers began a search of the apartment, Orsulic the head put on a plastic bag and taken away. Digital equipment seized, the wife of nationalist claims that they also threw bottles with paint, stencils with the "extremist statements" and the phone. From conversation with mother it became known that the suspect Ortoleva article about the organization of extremist community, and on may 29 will be the judgment on election of a measure of restraint. The wife of the nationalist added that he was not allowed to contact a lawyer. "The Baltic vanguard of the Russian resistance"...