RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Sept 18, 2018

TODAY: Alleged vote rig rouses Communist candidate supporters in Vladivostok; Putin and Erdogan set up Idlib buffer zone; Russian plane lost over Syria; US accuses Russia of flouting North Korea sanctions; Assange applied for Russian asylum in 2010; Russian military makes new counter-claims on MH17; case against feminist blogger shows gender bias, says lawyer; key […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Sept 17, 2018

TODAY: Switzerland asks Russia to cease spying on its territory; even Russians doubt credibility of Skripal suspects, as Kremlin continues to deny links to the men; Central Bank hikes interest rates; Verzilov transferred to Berlin after suspected poisoning; Left Front leader banned from attending political events; WADA recommends RUSADA be reinstated; small demonstration against pension […]

Update: George Washington University Panel Event with Bobi Wine Cancelled

The event originally planned with Bobi Wine, Bobi Wine will be appearing on a panel along with Robert Amsterdam (Amsterdam & Partners LLP) and Maria Burnett (Human Rights Watch) at George Washington University on Monday has been cancelled. Tonight’s event with Bobi Wine at @IAfS_GWU unfortunately cancelled. We all wish @HEBobiwine safe travels home…the world […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Sept 14, 2018

TODAY: Activist Verzilov remains in hospital, doctors suggest overdose; Skripal suspects appear on RT to deny accusations, drawing outrage from UK; Putin inspects war games; US accuses Russia of pressuring UN over North Korea sanctions; UK honing in on Russian money flows; trust falls in television news.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Sept 13, 2018

TODAY: Pussy Riot activist hospitalised after suspected poisoning; Putin defends North Korea’s steps towards denuclearisation, says Kim Jong Un welcome any time; Moscow looking to diversify trade currencies as VTB warns that dollar customers will have to withdraw in other currencies; Ukraine bond repayment appeal hits London court; Sentsov nominated for Sakharov Prize; Skripal suspect […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Sept 12, 2018

TODAY: Growing ties between Russia and China visible in military exercises, a show of trust at the Eastern Economic Forum, and big new investment deals; Putin urges Japan PM to sign peace treaty before 2019; Gazprom planning pipeline across North and South Korea; Putin’s former bodyguard challenges Navalny to a duel; Serebrennikov ordered to remain […]