RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Aug 19, 2015

TODAY: LGBT activist attacked in Moscow; police swoop in on contraband cheese making operation; hotline established for denouncing smugglers; unemployment rising; Estonian officer jailed for spying; new radar systems in Arctic Circle; shaman’s last stand against Surgutneftegaz; art world remains rattled by God’s Will attack on Moscow exhibition; Putin enjoys Crimean submarine. 

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 31, 2015

TODAY: Russia buying E.U. influence? Saudi Arabia raps Russia for hypocrisy over Syria weapons; Lavrov leaves early from Iran nuclear talks; Yakunin wins main goal of NYT lawsuit; prices rise but dissent remains under control; Peskov says don’t politicize Nemtsov memorial clearing; football to get racism inspector. Russia’s Victory Day celebrations on May 9th are […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Nov 8, 2012

TODAY: Razvozzhayev and Osipova’s appeals and complaints fail in court; Russia welcomes President Obama, calls for re-ignition of the reset; Russia to help Vietnam build power plant; Shuvalov and Serdyukov corruption allegations; Surgutneftegaz will leave Orinoco project; Bolshevik anniversary. A Moscow court has ruled that the pretrial detention of Leonid Razvozzhayev was legal.  Rejecting a […]