Tag Archives: Golos

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

TODAY: Putin backs amnesty for prisoners; Medvedev calls for order in Ukraine and Lavrov warns against interference; Kerry promises support for Moldovan winemakers; Supreme Court rejects Navalny election appeal; Serdyukov to be charged; Yota’s smartphone attracts attention; Duma fistfights, HRW. The Kremlin’s human rights adviser Mikhail Fedotov apparently speculated that an amnesty for prisoners, publicly backed […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Oct 2, 2013

TODAY: Medvedev says economy is stagnating; wage increases for top officials; Russia unfazed by U.S. shutdown; Tolokonnikova ends hunger strike; activists protest Greenpeace arrests; defense spending boost; Golos, Nobel Peace Prize nomination for Putin, Khimki commuter hell goes viral. Analysts praised Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s straightforward evaluation of the economy, in which he admitted that […]

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

TODAY: G20 begins with awkward greetings, Syria disputes, and a BRIC currency pool plan; proposed law would deprive gays of parental rights; mayoral candidates in home stretch; Golos leader quits Russia; Mail.ru makes hefty Facebook share profit; Rosatom moves into U.K. All eyes were on President Vladimir Putin as he greeted his U.S. counterpart, Barack […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – August 30, 2013

TODAY: Russia sends warships to Mediterranean, will team up with Iran to prevent Syria attack; Belarus to open criminal case against Kerimov, Moscow warns on oil cuts; Sobyanin cancels pre-election call-in show; Moscow to spend $54 bn on infrastructure; new law bans politicians from owning foreign assets; Golos denied funding; Alexeyev quits gay rights work. […]

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

TODAY: Russia makes promise to IOC on gay Olympics visitors; British actor comes out in protest of anti-gay laws; Berezovsky Serbian assets under scrutiny; Moscow metro contract may be broken down; oil prices keep Russia afloat in emerging markets; Golos evicted again; alleged Navalny violations. Russia has apparently vowed to the International Olympics Committee that […]

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

TODAY: Russia scraps extra Ukraine customs inspections; potash producer Belaruskali may sue Russian counterpart; Surkov denies reports that Putin wants him to return to the Kremlin; Navalny says officials are obstructing his campaign; Golos to be reborn; women’s rights draft law. Kiev says Russia has scrapped extra customs inspections on Ukrainian imports – just days […]

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

TODAY: Navalny unexpectedly released after sentencing, vows in Moscow to continue election campaign, thanks supporters; analysts baffled by authorities’ decision. Putin dives Lake Baikal, Kirill slams gay marriage; U.K. admits blocking Litvinenko investigation over diplomatic concerns. A day after his release from custody in Kirov, Alexei Navalny has returned to Moscow, welcomed by hundreds of […]

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

TODAY: Navalny ends trial with attack on ‘feudal’ Kremlin; beleaguered election watchdog vows to continue operations; ex-Moscow region Finance Minister held in France on fraud charges; new bill to combat government nepotism; Medvedev vs Sechin. Putin issues Egypt warning; Snowden in ‘last chance’ scenario says senior official. Opposition leader Alexei Navalny has used his final […]

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

TODAY: Golos ordered to cease activities; gay rights group head fined; vague laws permit Kremlin control; protesters detained marking Khodorkovsky’s birthday; TNK-BP shareholders say Sechin manipulated market; Gazprom to pay Ukraine for gas transit; Norway overtakes Russia as EU gas supplier; Snowden still in Moscow. Golos, the independent elections watchdog, has been ordered to cease […]

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

TODAY: Navalny wins PARNAS backing for Moscow mayoral race; Putin meets Cameron in London, discusses Syria; Golos fine upheld as Putin indicates willingness to change ‘foreign agent’ law; Putin denies stealing Super Bowl ring as Kraft passes off accusations as a joke; Tereshkova space anniversary.  Kremlin critic and anti-corruption campaigner, Alexei Navalny, won the PARNAS […]

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