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. 

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 8, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: Putin rides with female police officers for International Women’s Day. Kremlin broadens its crackdown on Internet freedom. Abramovich sells state TV stake to VTB. Sberbank helped Novatek to fast-track Total deal. 

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 7, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: Putin says Russia thwarted 600 foreign intelligence personnel in 2018, says weapons information must be strongly protected. Medvedev says US will quit the INF treaty. Putin’s claim that terror-related crimes are on the decrease doesn’t match up with published figures. Turkey will not be dissuaded from buying Russian missile systems. Duma to […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 6, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: Money laundering scandal spreads to Austrian banks. Russia waiting for US missile move. Belarus to seek better ties with West. VTsIOM withholds Navalny data from labour union poll results. Business news from Lukoil, Total, Ford, and Novatek. Jehovah’s Witnesses allege torture.