TODAY: Navalny removes electronic bracelet, defies house arrest; crude oil and ruble both hit new lows; Hollande calls for end to anti-Russia sanctions; Russian armed forces to employ foreigners.
TODAY: Dmitry Yakovlev bill to ban U.S. adoptions and foreign-funded NGOs makes way through parliament, drawing outcry; rights organisations call on European Union to pressure Russia; protesters under pressure; Putin unhappy with limousine; Kamchatka volcano erupts; Baikal Mill bankruptcy; Transneft vows to maintain exports; liberalisation of freight industry. Russia’s lower parliament has given ‘preliminary but […]
TODAY: Yabloko backs Chirikova for Khimki Mayor; Russia’s rights ombudsman will challenge Pussy Riot sentence; protesters face jail for May 6 action; Chubais focusing on importing R&D; Ukraine asserts energy independence from Russia with Skifska; Novatek edging out Gazprom; LGBT victory for Vkontakte users. The Yabloko party said it would back renowned environmental activist Yevgenia […]