Tag Archives: Naftogaz

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – April 14, 2014

TODAY: Ukraine’s acting president says it’s war; deaths on both sides as Kiev meets pro-Russian separatists with force; Russia calls emergency UN meeting, quarrels ensue; Naftogaz suspends gas payments; thousands protest in favour of media freedom in Moscow; Khodorkovsky prison book published; Russia spent more than US on military last year. The acting President of […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Feb 4, 2014

TODAY: Naftogaz unlikely to pay its Gazprom bill on time as Kremlin slams Ukrainian opposition; Putin had vision of Sochi over a decade ago; environmental activist detained near Sochi; Lenta plans London listing; Dozhd satellite drop amounts to closure; school siege in Moscow; homophobia murder, LGBT teenager found guilty. Politically-embattled Ukraine currently owes Gazprom $3.3 […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Jan 10, 2014

TODAY: Terror attempt thwarted in Stavropol; F.B.I. sending personnel to Sochi for Games; European Court orders Chechnya payout; Ukraine signs price reduction with Gazprom; Mokhnatkin charged; Pussy Riot attend trial broadcast; bank loses license. Police are hunting for suspected terrorists after five (or six, depending on the source) dead bodies were found in vehicles in the […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Nov 12, 2013

TODAY: Ukraine halts Russian gas imports; Rosneft signs China agreement with Kazakhstan; Putin visits Vietnam; Greenpeace detainees moved; Pavlensky will not be charged; Sergei Polonsky; Norilsk Nickel to double domestic spending; Google appeases Federation Council. Ukraine’s Naftogaz halted gas imports and new gas purchases from Russia last week, the latest move in a long-standing pricing […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – August 20, 2013

TODAY: Krymsk officials found guilty of negligence over 2012 floods; anti-gay lawmaker’s church attacked; runners deny podium kiss was political; RusAl prepares for cuts; Navalny uncovers more evidence of Sobyanin’s assets; class action lawsuits law moving forward; Putin says leniency will boost business; Naftogaz imports down. Four municipal and district officials from Krymsk have been […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 28, 2013

TODAY: Offices of Human Rights Watch searched as NGO crackdown continues; two rights bureau chiefs called in for questioning; gay pride advocate assaulted. Miners missing; gas exports to Serbia could increase dramatically; Russia’s plans for post-NATO Afghanistan; deputies drawing the line at foreign bank account restrictions.  The Moscow offices of Human Rights Watch, corruption watchdog […]

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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 – Feb 1, 2013

TODAY: HRW slams Russia for worst human rights year since Soviet times; Russia welcomes new U.S. Secretary of State; Pussy Riot member sent to hospital; central bank rejects Putin’s calls to ease monetary policy; Ukraine says it will settle with Gazprom according to the terms of its contract; temporary return of ‘Stalingrad’ draws criticism. The Foreign […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Jan 29, 2013

TODAY: Magnitsky hearing planned for Feb 18, deceased lawyer’s mother calls for boycott; Navalny appeals to ECHR; Pozner apologises to ward off threats of tv ban; Putin dismisses leader of Dagestan; Deripaska goes after Central Bank; possible Polyus Gold buyers named; Thais protesting Russian business; Naftogaz, Zhirinovsky, Filin. A Moscow court has set preliminary hearings […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Jan 28, 2013

TODAY: Preliminary hearing in Magnitsky trial delayed; contrary to Medvedev’s statements, business elites unhappy about Magnitsky fallout; Prime Minister defends adoption law; Naftogaz gets $7 billion bill; U.S. withdraws from joint commission; U.S. families appeal to European Court over adoption law; organised crime crackdown. The preliminary hearing in the posthumous trial of Sergei Magnitsky, which […]

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