People protest for many different reasons. In Russia, could the dire housing situation be the next major cause of public discontent with Vladimir Putin?
TODAY: Iran says Russia no longer using its airbase to bomb Syria, US says it is not so sure; Russia and US cooperation stalled on Syria, US working with Finland on Russia defence; WADA and DNC hacks both linked to Russian group; Ukraine investigating high-level Russian officials; Bashneft privatisation may not happen until mid-2017; protesters […]» Read More
TODAY: Russia kills more Syrians than ISIS; Crimean residents complain of living conditions as Ukraine complains to UN about Putin Crimea visit; pole vaulter Isinbaeva quits, joins IOC; Russia takes four gold medals as Rio Olympics close; journalist Latynina attacked; Clinton campaign still pushing Trump over Kremlin links.» Read More
TODAY: Ukrainian President makes stark warning on threat from Russia; disagrees with CIS plans to send election monitors to Crimea; rights lawyer barred from leaving Russia; McCain backed NGO added to undesirable list; Sechin to sue Novaya Gazeta over super yacht claims; privatization delays imperil budget, worry analysts; Putin’s shuffling of staff an attempt to concentrate power?» Read More