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Russia Day at the Kremlin Journalist wearing Ivan Golunov T-shirt sits directly across from Putin during hour-long awards ceremony

Источник: Meduza
Moscow State University masters student and Medialeaks correspondent Anna Luganskaya attended a Kremlin awards ceremony wearing a shirt printed with <a href="https://meduza.io/en/short/2019/06/10/in-historic-collaboration-russia-s-three-major-business-newspapers-publish-front-pages-for-ivan-golunov" target="_blank">the slogan</a> “I/WE = IVAN GOLUNOV.” The awards ceremony for achievements in culture and scholarship was held to celebrate Russia Day, and Luganskaya’s father, celebrated pianist Nikolai Lugansky, was among the awardees. Here, Luganskaya is depicted with her grandparents, who were also in attendance. The journalist <a href="https://meduza.io/feature/2019/06/12/vladimir-putin-stoyal-pryamo-naprotiv-tselyy-chas" target="_blank">said</a> photographers recording the event did their best to keep her out of their photos and videos but added that many attendees were supportive of her decision to draw attention to recent civil rights violations in Russia.
Moscow State University masters student and Medialeaks correspondent Anna Luganskaya attended a Kremlin awards ceremony wearing a shirt printed with the slogan “I/WE = IVAN GOLUNOV.” The awards ceremony for achievements in culture and scholarship was held to celebrate Russia Day, and Luganskaya’s father, celebrated pianist Nikolai Lugansky, was among the awardees. Here, Luganskaya is depicted with her grandparents, who were also in attendance. The journalist said photographers recording the event did their best to keep her out of their photos and videos but added that many attendees were supportive of her decision to draw attention to recent civil rights violations in Russia.
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