Tag Archives: Alexei Ulyukayev

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Sept 19, 2014

TODAY: Kremlin presents new budget, admits sanctions have hit hard, Putin says they violate WTO principles; Kremlin minister says Yevtushenkov arrest will hurt economy; BBC news team beaten up for investigating soldier deaths; U.S. makes new aid pledge for Ukraine; ExxonMobil halts Arctic drilling project. The Kremlin’s new ‘fragile’ budget for 2015-2017 showed a heavy reliance […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – May 20, 2014

TODAY: Putin makes third call for Ukraine border troop withdrawal; Lavrov wants Odessa tragedy investigated; Russia accused of intimidation ahead of Ukraine elections; Putin arrives in China to seal several deals; Rogozin announces China space cooperation; Rosneft privatisation may happen early; oligarch has dubious honour of world’s most expensive divorce. Vladimir Putin has ordered the […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – June 25, 2013

TODAY: Nabiullina, Ulyukayev, and Belousov shuffle indicates shift towards interventionist economics; legal expert summoned for questioning over Yukos report; Nevzlin sentenced in absentia; Bolotnaya trial begins; Snowden diplomatic row continues, Kerry warns of consequences; For Human Rights given three days. Elvira Nabiullina, the new head of the Central Bank as of yesterday, resisted calls for radical […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Jan 17, 2013

TODAY: Medvedev wants 5% yearly growth, ministers suggest it isn’t possible; Maria Alyokhina loses appeal; Pussy Riot priest loses post; Ryabykh detained in fraud case; Konovalov’s opposition to NGO law; court overstated Khodorkovsky laundering figures; U.S. court fines Russia over Jewish books. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev pressed the Cabinet to ensure ‘sustainable economic growth of […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Dec 28, 2012

TODAY: Adoption bill causes anguish among U.S. families; Duma proposition to ban foreigners from television work; Lavrov says time running out on Syria; Magnitsky verdict expected; Serdyukov appears for questioning; Nashi going abroad.  News that President Vladimir Putin will sign into law a bill banning U.S. citizens from adopting Russian orphans will cause ‘anguish’ among […]

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