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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – July 23, 2014

TODAY: Putin blocks ad income for independent television channels, ends Gazprom pipeline monopoly; MH17 an accident, but U.S. still blames Russia; Litvinenko snub canceled out by British exports and oligarch party donations; Kudrin advises against military intervention in Ukraine; Russia to rebuild Crimean military; Moscow metro head fired. President Vladimir Putin signed so many bills […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – June 17, 2014

TODAY: Russia halts gas supplies to Ukraine after deadline elapses; supplies to Europe not in danger says Moscow; Sechin avoids publishing income. Ukraine’s Foreign Minister shunned by Kremlin; Moscow vaunts aid to Ukraine’s refugees; explosion at oil refinery kills seven.  Russia has restricted gas supplies to Ukraine after the deadline for payment of $1.95 billion […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – May 2, 2014

TODAY: Dramatic events in Eastern Ukraine as Kiev attempts to reclaim city; NATO sharpening rhetoric against Moscow; the costs of further annexation.  Gazprom still concerned over EU energy legislation; Greenpeace attempt to board Russian tanker; Crimea takes on gay-propaganda law.  Pro-Russian separatists in Slavyansk claim that Kiev has launched a ‘large-scale operation‘ to reclaim the […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Nov 6, 2013

TODAY: Dutch say ‘homosexual propaganda’ law is grounds for asylum as relations worsen on various fronts; HRW wants IOC to investigate journalists’ treatment in Sochi; Syria peace talks stall; Tolokonnikova moved to Siberia; ‘new nationalism’; Kasparov wants Latvian passport; Baumgertner wanted; Ukraine gas deals completed. The Dutch foreign minister, Frans Timmermans, says Russia’s new laws against […]

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

TODAY: Thousands march against Kremlin as Putin ‘elected’ head of People’s Front; Sobyanin wants tougher penalties for migrant workers, prepares for election; Germany slams new anti-gay law, Russia unswayed; Rosneft teaming up with ExxonMobil on Arctic; BP cuts Russia reserves estimate. Thousands of opposition activists marched in Moscow yesterday for Russia Day, calling for an […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast- April 12, 2013

TODAY: ‘Irreplaceable’ reporter Mikhail Beketov laid to rest; NGOs hit back at Putin over foreign funding claims; COE joins in criticism of the ‘foreign agents’ law; Kremlin considers legislation to protect religious sentiments. Moscow renews commitment to Baikonur cosmodrome; heavy losses in steel sector; Rosneft and Exxonmobil unveil LNG project; warming ties with Georgia Activist Yevgenia […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – April 5, 2013

TODAY: Navalny eyes presidency; Knopfler cancels Russia concerts over NGO raids, Kremlin threatens to fine organisations; Poland says no to Gazprom pipeline; Tele2 deal analysis; Russian Railways privatisation approved; energy tie-ups; Pozner interview. Opposition leader and anti-corruption campaigner Alexei Navalny says he will run for president in 2018, and wants ‘to change the life of the country’ by […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Feb 15, 2013

TODAY: Meteorite shower in Urals injures hundreds; Georgian lawmaker convicted over opposition unrest; CPJ sees decline in Russia; ractopamine issues rile Europe. G20 finance ministers head to Moscow; Russia fails to wow global investors; Rushydro chief under pressure from Putin over dubious deals; Qatar interested in VTB. Rosneft looks for Venezuelan and Arctic deals; Putin’s […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Feb 14, 2013

TODAY: Skokovo and RusHydro fraud; Putin calls for gradual end to Gazprom monopoly; Rosneft signs tie-up with ExxonMobil; Rosneft to double oil to China; Russia revising European gas pricing; Olympics fans angry over Visa monopoly; arms sales to Syria to continue; Lebedev under house arrest, Razvozzhayev to leave pretrial detention. Two top finance officials at […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Oct 12, 2012

TODAY: Turkish PM says Syria-bound plane contained weapons; Iraq supports further Russian cooperation in energy and trade; Samutsevich talks to press; paranoia about foreign-funded opposition grows; Madonna lawsuit postponed; solder charged over explosion. The Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan says that a Russian passenger plane grounded en route to Syria by Turkish fighter jets was […]

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