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 […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 12, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: US imposes sanctions on Moscow bank joint owned by Venezuela. Oligarchs using Krasnodar courts to avoid legal payouts. Russians protest Chinese plans to bottle Lake Baikal. Prison torture back in the spotlight. Peskov says Putin will not respond to Salisbury victim’s son, dismisses new Troika Laundromat claims. Shoigu praises military expansion. US […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 11, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: Thousands gather across three cities to protest Kremlin internet crackdown. Serebrennikov directs foreign production despite house arrest. Pro-Kremlin activists storm feminist cafe for Women’s Day. Russia a long second to US in arms exports.