Tag Archives: European Court of Human Rights

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 18, 2014

TODAY: Putin decree recognises independence of Crimea; Europe, U.S. and Japan impose mild sanctions; Rosneft to take stake in Camfin; Deputy Economy Minister talks crisis; Central Bank withdraws three Moscow licenses; Greenpeace takes Russia to ECHR. In the first step towards its reunification with Russia, President Vladimir Putin signed a decree recognising Ukraine’s breakaway region […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Jan 8, 2014

TODAY: ECHR made 120 rulings against Russia last year; Novaya Gazeta journalist fears for life; activists appeal to Apple over Yevroset homophobia; Russia blames Greenpeace over Senegal spat; Sharapova takes influential sportswoman crown; Olympics hockey team named. The European Court for Human Rights made 120 rulings against the Russian authorities last year for violations of the European […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Oct 22, 2013

TODAY: FSB plotting new surveillance; EU court throws out Katyn case; Netherlands files lawsuit; Belarus wants compensation from Uralkali; Putin and Singh sign agreements; gay parenting bill withdrawn, for now; gay rights protesters try new Olympics angle. The FSB has drafted plans to implement heavier electronic surveillance by forcing Internet providers to store web traffic […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Oct 21, 2013

TODAY: Russia stakes its Arctic territory as Greenpeace activists complain of harsh conditions; Tolokonnikova resumes hunger strike; Sochi worker claims unpaid wages; nationalist protest in St. Petersburg, Moscow police to facilitate volunteer patrol for illegal migrants; Katyn case goes to EU court; “Russia’s Murdochs”; oil giants sign accord. Alexandra Harris, the British Greenpeace activist currently […]

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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 – Oct 4, 2013

TODAY: Greenpeace activists charged with piracy; Putin announces plans to resuscitate Arctic military base. EU regulators may charge Gazprom; Kasparov wins ECHR backing; the plight of Sochi migrant workers; mob attack on Russian embassy in Libya. All 30 Greenpeace activists arrested when protesting against Arctic oil drilling have now been charged with piracy, despite an admission […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – July 26, 2013

TODAY: European Court says Khodorkovsky trial not political, but sees violations; Navalny sentencing to be evaluated by rights council; September elections to be freer than usual; gay community urges vodka boycott; Kremlin approves financial stimulus package; Yandex celebrates stock high, co-founder is in coma; officials stand up to U.S. Snowden threats. The European Court of Human Rights […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 13, 2013

TODAY: Putin picks Nabiullina as new central bank head; Kremlin wages doubled; trust in government officials low; European Court cases drop after Russian lawyers are sent in; Navalny tender complaint found valid; Bolshoi dancers write open letter of support for accused; nuclear space explosives? President Vladimir Putin named Elvira Nabiullina as the new head of […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Feb 12, 2013

TODAY: Russia says ban on U.S. meat is long term; Kremlin blacklists critical blog hosting site; coal mine death toll reaches 18; Skolkovo embezzling; new probe in Navalny case; Gudkov hearing begins; new death penalty debate; Kremlin challenges ECHR over Yukos; Rosneft to raise over $14 billion in loans; journalists respond to communications minister. The […]

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

TODAY: Putin promises Olympic site will be ready on time, slams officials over delays and costs; court backs Madonna over homosexual propaganda case; rights ombudsman says same-sex marriage laws in Europe will complicate Russian adoptions; VTB loses U.K. court bid; NGOs complain in E.U.; Kasparov slams Goldman Sachs image deal; Udaltsov fistfight at Dolmatov memorial; […]

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