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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – April 21, 2014

TODAY: Geneva accord tested by deadly shootout in Eastern Ukraine; Putin initiates simplification of citizenship for Russian speakers; Shell committed to Russia expansion; Kremlin vaunts China ties; Moscow agrees to slash North Korea debt by 90%; Zhirinovsky tirade; lonely at the top. Three people have been killed and three others injured in an overnight shootout in […]

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

TODAY: Putin invites visitors to Olympics, sacks official for delays; daylight savings may be resumed to cash in on broadcasting; $4 billion in misappropriated defence funds; Ashurkov raided over Navalny case; Lebedev case upheld; new Kuril Islands row; Naftogaz won’t pay. President Vladimir Putin invited to Russia ‘all those who love sports and fair uncompromising […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – August 15, 2012

TODAY: Psychologists question prosecution’s analysis of Pussy Riot, free members pledge to continue protest actions; Orthodox priest’s car crash raises questions about church ethics; prisoners attempt mass suicide; gay asylum seekers; actor to play major role in Right Cause; Russian submarine lurks in U.S. waters. As the Pussy Riot verdict looms, around 100 Russian psychologists […]

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