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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

News in Brief

Nationalist March Permitted



Moscow City Hall has authorized a nationalist march in central Moscow during the public holiday Nov. 4, Gazeta.ru reported.

Supporters of the nationalist Movement Against Illegal Immigration will march along the Moscow River to the Ukraina Hotel on People's Unity Day, which is supposed to commemorate the liberation of the Moscow princedom from Polish invaders in 1612. The nationalists will hold a demonstration outside the hotel, the web site said, citing a spokesman for the movement. (MT)




Radioactive Leak at Mayak



A small amount of radioactive material leaked while being transported across the grounds of Mayak, Russia's main nuclear waste processing plant, the facility's management said Friday.

The leak occurred Thursday on a service road during routine transportation from one part of the facility to another, it said. No one was injured. (Reuters)