RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – August 6, 2014

TODAY: Putin calls for retaliatory measures against sanctions; Aeroflot tumbles over airspace concerns; Russia to sue Germany’s Rheinmetall; Kremlin blocked BBC interview about Siberian independence; Poland warns of imminent invasion of Ukraine; Khodorkovsky to miss mother’s funeral. President Vladimir Putin made a public call for Russia to retaliate against the economic sanctions imposed by the […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Nov 13, 2013

TODAY: Siemens to pay up over bribes to ‘Gazprom’ heads; Navalny’s assets frozen; nationalist shooting; rights groups condemn UN Rights Council decision; Council of Europe wants overhaul of Russian justice system; Putin speaks to South Korea station about power; Rosneft signs deals with BP, Vietnam; Borodin laundering case; Tolokonnikova whereabouts revealed. A subsidiary of Germany’s […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – September 6, 2013

TODAY: G20 begins with awkward greetings, Syria disputes, and a BRIC currency pool plan; proposed law would deprive gays of parental rights; mayoral candidates in home stretch; Golos leader quits Russia; Mail.ru makes hefty Facebook share profit; Rosatom moves into U.K. All eyes were on President Vladimir Putin as he greeted his U.S. counterpart, Barack […]

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

TODAY: Chelyabinsk prison demonstration; Internet providers under censorship pressures; U.N. report slams Russia over rights failures; ships sent to Gaza; former official charged with fraud; Lebedev fears prison, contracted killing; Medvedev critiques France’s Syria position. Over 250 inmates at the prison in Kopeysk, Chelyabinsk have been on strike since the weekend, demanding more relaxed conditions […]