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RUSSIAN OPPOSITION RALLIES IN MOSCOWPosted on May 6, 2017 Civil activists and the representatives of various opposition parties are holding a rally in central Moscow on Sunday to mark five years since the Bolotnaya Square protest. The demonstration has been sanctioned by the city. Today’s rally has been sanctioned by the city of Moscow, Vladimir Chernikov, a senior city security official, told Interfax, explaining that the demonstrators are to march along Akademic Sakharov prospect. The organizers of the rally had initially asked permission to hold the rally on Bolotnaya square, the same site where the 2012 riots took place, but city rejected the request, citing a conflict with preparations for the Victory Day parade. Leave a commentEdit"Russian opposition rallies in Moscow"GSLV SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHES SOUTH ASIA SATELLITEPosted on May 6, 2017 India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F09) successfully launched the 2230 kg South |Asia Satellite (GSAT-9) into its pla…