Tag Archives: Anna Politkovskaya

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Jan 28, 2014

TODAY: Navalny publishes Sochi corruption website; Medvedev’s winter dacha exposed, IOC recommends athletes not to protest on podium; Nabiullina denies existence of bank black list; U.K. and Russia sign weapons deal; Ukraine borrows more from Russia; Rosneft appeals Yukos decision; Politkovskaya trial adjourned again. Opposition leader Alexei Navalny has published online his investigation into inflated […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Jan 15, 2014

TODAY: Kudrin warns on financing Ukraine; loan to Hungary will fund nuclear plants; critics attack Aksana Panova ban; U.S. journalist’s Russia ban is payback, sources say; Politkovskaya trial resumes with new jury; Pussy Riot visit their former jail; Sobyanin congratulated for fairness in last election; Zhirinovsky’s relationship advice. Former Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin has expressed […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Jan 14, 2014

TODAY: Kerry and Lavrov meet in Paris to discuss Syria; prominent U.S. journalist banned from Moscow; state purchases unregulated; new restrictions for Navalny? ‘New’ Magnitsky investigation opened; Kalashnikov regrets revealed; Nobel laureates appeal to Putin over gay rights. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry presented Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov with two potatoes yesterday at their […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Nov 27, 2013

TODAY: Gazprom boosts its media assets; bloggers charged; Azarov says Ukraine decision made at Putin meeting; police end Italian journalist gay rights demonstration; Politkovskaya delays are due to perpetrator’s power, says journalist; ‘Angolagate’ arrest; Abramovich investing $1bn in Skolkovo; giant suitcase offends deputies. State-run Gazprom’s media arm purchased the Profmedia bundle of media assets from […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Nov 8, 2013

TODAY: Putin warns against spending ‘security cushion’ after slumping economic forecasts revealed; nationalism increasingly oppositionist; Tolokonnikova appeals to Supreme Court; Khodorkovsky, Politkovskaya, Greenpeace; mandatory Glonass. Following the release of dire economic forecasts for the next two decades,  President Vladimir Putin warned that Russia should not spend all of its fiscal reserves, calling the $89 billion […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Oct 8, 2013

TODAY: Birthday President attends APEC conference, urges investment, promises to open up LNG; new investment model to make oil and gas lucrative for foreigners; Lithuania row escalates with import ban; further details of Sochi surveillance plans; plaque commemorates Politkovskaya; Greenpeace concerned about its activists’ health. During his birthday visit to  the APEC conference in Indonesia yesterday, […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – September 3, 2013

TODAY: Russia sends ship to Mediterranean, Lavrov dismisses U.S.’ chemical weapons allegations against Syria, may send delegation to Washington; Putin foresees spending cuts, meets walrus; Uralkali head sought by Belarus; Navalny rally sanctioned; Politkovskaya trial suspects sent to detention. As part of what it is calling ‘normal policy’, Russia has dispatched a military reconnaissance ship […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – August 16, 2013

TODAY: Tighter borders spark fear of trade war with Ukraine; Russia scores big with India defense; Politkovskaya suspect shot; Isinbayeva speaks out in support of anti-gay law; Sobchak interview causes a stir; monopolies will disclose investments. Moscow has tightened its checks on all imports from Ukraine, with producers complaining of a sudden intensity in customs […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – August 7, 2013

TODAY: U.S.-Russia meetings to go ahead as Obama raises spectre of Cold War; court cuts Khodorkovsky’s sentence by two months; spotlight on migrant workers; Politkovskaya witnesses to be questioned in private; dissident priest stabbed; gasoline, sulfur, rubber, construction, infrastructure. A high-level meeting between American and Russian officials will go ahead this Friday despite tensions over […]

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

TODAY: Gay rights law sparks fears for Olympic tourists; analysts discuss Navalny verdict as a mistake; Alyokhina denied parole; Serdyukov refuses to testify; Politkovskaya witnesses plead not guilty; Magnitsky lawsuit funded by Kremlin? Snowden to remain in Russia; Moscow River, consumer loans, corruption. In the wake of the detention of four Dutch citizens in Murmansk […]

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