MOSCOW, June 24 The following are some of the
leading stories in Russia's newspapers on Monday. Reuters has
not verified these stories and does not vouch for their
- Russian retailer Magnit is in talks with
state-run oil company Rosneft to open stores on 1,800
Rosneft's petrol stations, the daily reports.
- There should be no attempts to artificially impact the
rouble exchange rate, Elvira Nabiullina, who takes over on
Monday as the head of the country's central bank, tells the
paper in an interview.
- Russia will spend 4.3 billion roubles ($130.90 million)
for further development of the Superjet 100 plane, the paper
- An unofficial visit by CIA chief John Brennan to Moscow
last Wednesday may be connected to the case of former U.S. spy
agency contractor Edward Snowden, the daily writes.
- Lev Ponomaryov, the head of For Human Rights group that
was evicted from a central Moscow office on Saturday, tells the
paper he was beaten up by police and plans to seek justice in
- The lower house of Russian parliament passed a law
stipulating fines for publishing job adverts with age
restrictions, the paper says.
($1 = 32.8487 Russian roubles)
(Compiled by Ludmila Danilova)