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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – April 23, 2014

TODAY: Navalny under pressure after new slander ruling; crackdown on social media; ousted Vkontactke founder persona non grata in Russia; Zhirinovsky faces possible criminal charges. Kiev re-launches ‘antiterrorism’ offensive after politician found dead in eastern Ukraine; scrabble for Arctic, scrabble for Caspian; Lenin’s birthday gift. Moscow’s Babushkinsky District Court has found opposition leader Alexei Navalny […]

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

TODAY: Kremlin pushing for nationwide homosexuality ban; cartoonist’s Putin jibe wins applause; Razvozzhayev fears for his life; election commissions in formation; Shevchuk interview; Russians to be evacuated from Syria; Putin wants FSB cyber defense; Magnit, Lenin, 1917. The Kremlin wants to introduce a nationwide ban on ‘homosexual propaganda’ which, if it passes, could impose fines […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – August 6, 2012

TODAY: Defence denied 10 witnesses in Pussy Riot trial; Seliger camp looks to diversify; Alexander Lebedev contemplates business exit from Russia. Worrying poverty statistics; IMF sees changes needed to Russia’s economic model; Syria seeks loan from Moscow ‘Even in Soviet times, in Stalin’s times, the courts were more honest than this one’: the words of […]

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