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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 – Jan 25, 2013

TODAY: Kaliningrad passes homosexual propaganda bill, Duma votes to make it effective nationwide, Defence Ministry denies reports about determining soldiers’ sexuality; forest defender stabbed; Council of Europe on North Caucasus torture; Karpov suing Browder; pressure on Razvozzhayev; Putin approval rate low; Davos image buffing. Kaliningrad has passed a bill to ban and impose fines on […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – August 24, 2012

TODAY: Yabloko backs Chirikova for Khimki Mayor; Russia’s rights ombudsman will challenge Pussy Riot sentence; protesters face jail for May 6 action; Chubais focusing on importing R&D; Ukraine asserts energy independence from Russia with Skifska; Novatek edging out Gazprom; LGBT victory for Vkontakte users. The Yabloko party said it would back renowned environmental activist Yevgenia […]

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

TODAY: Activists protest in Moscow against rally-related detentions; Navalny calls Bastrykin a ‘foreign agent’; Sobchak money will not be returned; Olympics committee head slams Lukashenko ban; harvest forecasts will suffer; Russian journalist barred from embassy over Magnitsky Act; international tribunal orders return of Yukos investment to Spanish company. Hundreds of opposition supporters (the police say […]

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