TODAY: Ukrainian film-maker sentenced to 20 years in prison; early release of Defence Ministry official jailed for embezzlement raises outcry; MAKS-2015 air show offers opportunities for major defence deals; Economy Ministry slashes GDP forecast; Western detergents deemed unsanitary; Lyudmila Alekseyeva honoured with prize nomination.
TODAY: Economic troubles interfere with Kremlin military plans; Putin and Merkel to discuss Ukraine, Merkel to snub Victory Day parade; Kostin says Putin’s success due to historical moment; Putin wants Ukrainian refugees to be able to find work; former Serdyukov employee found guilty of fraud. Fridman bows to U.K. pressure.
TODAY: Supergrass in Magnitsky case found dead in U.K.; Mityaev fears fate in pretrial detention; Latynina on Malofeyev; Russian billionaires and Britain’s offshore tax havens; Medvedev signs cooperation agreement in France, promises not to convert Russia’s euro reserves; MegaFon IPO; Dagestani fighter released; the return of the cossacks. Alexander Perepilichnyy, the U.K.-based Russian businessman (and […]