RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Feb 25, 2013

TODAY: Udaltsov pays fine in coins; Mitvol home searched; Lomakin leaves United Russia; public smoking ban signed by Putin; Kerry to meet Lavrov; Shatto adoption row continues; Ukraine will not pay Gazprom fine; Rosneft to complete TNK-BP deal early; Rogozin on arms procurement; Chelyabinsk meteor fever. Supporters of opposition activist Sergei Udaltsov, who is currently […]

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 […]