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: More accusations of Russian involvement in DNC leak, FBI investigating; Russia denies Bulgarian airspace violation accusations; Moscow City blocks anti-terror law protest application; Putin calls for development in energy sector, industry tax to be overhauled; Pugachev assets frozen in Switzerland; IOC ban will likely affect 90% of Russian team.» Read More
TODAY: IOC will not impose blanket ban on Russian Olympic team, Mutko welcomes and denounces decision; Russia now faces possible Paralympics ban following new WADA report; apartments of political analyst and his family raided by FSB; Clinton blames Russia for DNC email leak; Rosneft unofficially excluded from involvement in Bashneft privatisation.» Read More
TODAY: CAS upholds ban on Russian athletics team; climbing ruble worries Kremlin, but Central Bank seems unlikely to intervene; Russia accused of attacking U.S. base in Syria; company chief executive jailed for spying in U.S.; Rosneft cannot have access to Bashneft privatization, says Putin.» Read More