In these strange and uncertain times, most of us find ourselves in isolation, self-quarantine, or practicing social distancing by staying home for what appears to be quite an extended period of time. For many of us accustomed to working internationally, the COVID-19 layover has represented, well, an existential shift. But the good news is that […]
Today in Russia: Up to half of Russian companies cut salaries after the announcement of a paid holiday; The “budget rule” may prevent the government from unleashing sufficient emergency funding during the shutdown
Today in Russia: The US designates a Russian white supremacist group a terrorist organization; COVID-19 cases rise sharply; Chechnya’s border closure sparks a rebuke from the Prime Minister; Russia resumes repatriation flights just days after announcing a complete border closure;
Today in Russia: A meeting with the Saudis to discuss their oil dispute is delayed until later this week, sending oil prices sliding; The US and Canada discuss tariffs on Saudi and Russian oil;
As many readers are aware, our law firm acts on behalf of the opposition politician Bobi Wine, whose pro-democracy movement has suffered greatly at the hands of dictator Yoweri Museveni.
Today in Russia: Russia suspends international flights evacuating its nationals back home. Russia’s widely-publicized shipment of masks and ventilators to aid New York may have violated US sanctions.