RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – April 3, 2014

TODAY: Nato commander warns of imminent and swift Ukraine invasion; Foreign Ministry accuses alliance of reviving Cold War; NASA bans contact with Kremlin reps; capital flight continues; Moscow ups arms deliveries to Syria; Lavrov wants international recognition for Russia’s aid donations; Russian Railways corruption scandal brewing; Putins finalise divorce. Nato military commander Philip Breedlove has […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – July 23, 2013

TODAY: Legal experts sign open letter against prohibitive Duma as analysts debate Navalny release; Dutch filmmakers held under homosexual propaganda law; Investigative Committee looking into Oboronservis property sales; 100 musicians sign Pussy Riot letter of support; former Tula governor sentenced; Gazprom, PetroChina, Rosatom. Over 50 legal experts and law professors in Russia have signed an […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Dec 27, 2012

TODAY: Putin to sign anti-U.S. adoptions measure into law; United Russia official shot to death in North Caucasus; final remaining Magnitsky suspect charges dropped; defense suppliers fail to provide weapons; Gazprom clings to the old ways; AAR following Putin’s call; Pussy Riot, vodka. Seven people were detained near the Federation Council yesterday for holding an […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Oct 26, 2012

TODAY: Ukrainian opposition attacks its government over tipping point activist abduction, Razvozzhayev retracts confession; Krasnodar cancels Halloween in schools; Putin discusses Rosneft, Pussy Riot at Valdai Club, accuses western media of hypocrisy; Defense Ministry under investigation; Branson to lobby Kremlin. A spokesperson for the Ukrainian Interior Ministry confirmed that activist Leonid Razvozzhayev was abducted in Kiev […]