RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Aug 3, 2018

TODAY: New US bill seeks harder sanctions for Russia; Deripaska says sanctions demands unacceptable; lessening of Russian anti-Americanism since Helsinki summit; Europe’s Nemtsov case rapporteur banned from Russia; Amnesty access to Oleg Senstov blocked; North Korean worker influx violates UN sanctions; Russian LNG half the price of US in Europe. 

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Aug 2, 2018

TODAY: More Russians willing to protest now than since 1999; Pussy Riot members released; Ukraine to sue Russia for Crimea damages; journalists killed in CAR funded by Khodorkovsky; Moscow journalist found dead; space rocket trade continues with US.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Aug 1, 2018

TODAY: Facebook suspends Russia-linked accounts; United Russia approval ratings plummet; Putin creates patriotic army directorate; EU adds 6 companies to sanctions list over Kerch Strait bridge; US Treasury extends Rusal shareholder deadline; Japan asks Russia to tone down military presence in Kuril Islands; Russian journalists killed in CAR; lawyer arrested in Roscosmos case; writer Voinovich […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – July 31, 2018

TODAY: Pussy Riot activists detained immediately on release; Ukraine legal dispute loses ground at WTO; Supreme Court rejects Browder case settlement; MMK postpones Turkish project; Pentagon working to prevent sale of Russian software; initial Crimea economic integration complete; Sistema raises Otrkritie loan; Putin’s lauded tank too expensive.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – July 30, 2018

TODAY: Tens of thousands protest pension reforms, some chanting anti-Putin slogans, United Russia deputy facing calls to resign after failing to support it; 100,000 gather for Navy Day parade; Putin attends ceremony marking adoption of Christianity; Sentsov hunger strike; Putin invites Trump to Moscow.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – July 27, 2018

TODAY: Russia seeks better BRICS business, discusses nuclear with South Africa; BRICS reaffirm support for open world economy; sixth prison guard detained over Yaroslavl torture; Foreign Ministry demands release of “political prisoner” Butina; aerospace exec charged with embezzlement; Investigative Committee deputy jailed; US allows countries to get around Russia sanctions.