RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 20, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: Putin congratulates Russians who make it onto sanctions lists. Abramovich’s Evraz stake sale reduces company risks. RT fines critical staff. Russia holding 200 political prisoners. Kazakh President Nazarbayev steps down. Years of disappointing income statistics to be recalculated.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 19, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: Putin marks 5th anniversary of Crimea annexation with power station launches, signs controversial new Internet bills into law. Chechen rights activist given 4-year sentence. Small Russian bank opens headquarters in Budapest. Egypt signs $2bn weapons deal with Russia. Norway demands answers on GPS interference.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 18, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: Putin visits Crimea to mark 5th anniversary of annexation, as costs continue to mount. Deripaska sues US Treasury over sanctions. Hundreds of anti-Kremlin protesters gather in Moscow. Council member investigated for reposting an MBK meme. “Russian troll” speaks to BBC. Russia to decide on furthering OPEC agreement in May. 

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 15, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: Putin’s rights council advises him to reject new Internet laws. Crimea annexation remains a success in public opinion. Ilya Yashin says authorities are harassing his grandmother to dissuade his political activities. Rosneft has poured $9bn into Venezuela thus far. RDIF to invest $2.7bn into Onexim. Banks safeguard against sanctions. Kremlin looks to […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 14, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: Putin to attend Crimea power station launch. Duma backs fines for online disrespect. FSB sues Novaya Gazeta over torture reports. Europe names Russia as main source of disinformation. NATO commander says Russia main threat to Euro security. Abramovich Norilsk stake sale oversubscribed. 

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 13, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: Kremlin unveils plans to tighten grip on youth politics. US cracks down on Russia’s targeting of political opponents. Kremlin unbothered by US threads. European Parliament to reject Russian partnership until it abides by Minsk Agreement. US citizens deported after Mormon volunteering. Activists jailed for making a fake Putin grave. VTB lets go […]