RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – July 7, 2015

TODAY: Putin speaks with Greek PM after referendum, Central Bank says it is not concerned by Greece’s ‘no’ vote; BRICS summit to be held in Ufa this week; NATO may change its strategy towards Russia to address long-term discord; Potanin says Western rhetoric worries Norilsk Nickel’s foreign partners; foreign-owned broadcasters at risk; Duma approves Crimea […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – June 10, 2015

TODAY: Moscow, Baltic states fear war; Kremlin has no control in eastern Ukraine? Lavrov says Minsk implementation in fragile state; Putin visits Italy to boost Europe ties; Navalny on the campaign trail; Investigative Committee opens case against Ponomarev, seeks international warrant; Nemtsov’s daughter blames media for her father’s death; Russia to build on Kuril Islands.

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

TODAY: U.S. visits may be seen as a victory for Russia; NATO doubts Kremlin’s intentions in eastern Ukraine; men captured by Kiev said to be Russian soldiers; Alexeyeva to rejoin human rights council; ruble reaches six-month high against dollar, despite Central Bank measures; Potanin says sanctions have reached peak impact; Perepilichnyy inquest finds poisoning.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Sept 26, 2014

TODAY: Vladimir Yevtushenkov will stay under house arrest; state seeking to reclaim Sistema’s Bashneft shares; duma mulling bill allowing foreign asset seizure. Potanin fears Russian isolation; recent elections failed to be competitive, analysis shows; Norwegian Rights Group celebrates Agora lawyer; Lithuania’s President compares Russia to ISIS. A Moscow court has ruled that Sistema tycoon Vladimir Yevtushenkov […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – June 18, 2013

TODAY: G20 spy allegations provoke uneasy relations with U.S. and U.K.; Russia on its own on Syria at G8; Navalny takes witness stand; Freedom House sees worsening oppression in Eurasia; Alfa Group sets up London vehicle for $20 billion energy investment; Kremlin pulls reins on privatisation program.   New allegations leaked by Edward Snowden, that the […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Feb 20, 2013

TODAY: Russia opens investigation into orphan’s death in U.S.; Schneerson documents will not be returned; Sobyanin to succeed Putin? Navalny exposé leads to Pekhtin resignation; Medvedev visits Brazil; $50 billion left Russia illegally last year; Razvozzhayev in solitary confinement; Potanin’s philanthropy. Russian officials are using the case of Russian Max Shatto, who died under the […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Feb 7, 2013

TODAY: Putin promises Olympic site will be ready on time, slams officials over delays and costs; court backs Madonna over homosexual propaganda case; rights ombudsman says same-sex marriage laws in Europe will complicate Russian adoptions; VTB loses U.K. court bid; NGOs complain in E.U.; Kasparov slams Goldman Sachs image deal; Udaltsov fistfight at Dolmatov memorial; […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Dec 4, 2012

TODAY: Putin in Turkey slams NATO missile plan; Obama urges renewal of nuclear disarmament partnership; journalist questioned over blog post; cases against opposition members continue; Abramovich to take stake in Norilsk Nickel; WTO membership to affect legal procedure; London embassy row; animator Khitruk dies. In Turkey yesterday on his first trip in two months, President […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Nov 1, 2012

TODAY: Churov blasts ‘unfair’ US electoral system; academics caught taking bribes; Putin cancels annual Q&A. Virgin Group plans major Russia investment; Sistema buys Argos group; an end in sight for Norlisk Nickel dispute? Orthodox Church business activities under scrutiny  Icy conditions are apparently the reason why President Putin has decided to cancel his annual question-and-answer session with the […]