RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – July 26, 2018

TODAY: Yaroslavl prison guards plead guilty to prison torture, Fedotov calls for higher prison wages, UN demands Russia act on more widespread allegations; meme-poster faces 6-year sentence; Femen founder found dead; Pussy Riot members fined for World Cup protest; Ukraine says Russia using Crimea bridge as weapon; Pompeo again rejects Crimea as Russian territory; Putin […]

Beltway Journal: EIA’s International Energy Outlook 2018

Global energy and electricity markets and their geopolitical and environmental implications, in this day and age, have grown to be a central tenet within the domestic and international political dialogue. Why? Because as the world’s population grows, so does their demand for electricity – especially in a time where the day to day functioning our […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – July 25, 2018

TODAY: Nizhny Novgorod journalist found dead; federal investigation into regional prisons, Bryansk guard detained; Siberian miners unpaid wages strike; VAT to be raised to 20%; Orthodox Church unhappy about stadium beer sales; Kremlin’s non-response to White House invitation; oil tax system changes on the way.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – July 24, 2018

TODAY: Rosneft files claim against Exxon; Russia’s 800,000 slaves; cartel activity hitting a share of GDP; US sanctions hitting unwitting victims; prison employees arrested following torture video leak; Roscosmos researcher charged with treason; FSB cracks down on illegal weapons supply chain.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – July 23, 2018

TODAY: FSB launches treason investigation after missile tech leak; Putin ends pension silence; United Russia submits “fake news” bill; Russia and France talk Syria; telecoms charges to rise thanks to data storage requirements; Lavrov demands Butina release; US Treasury open to lifting Rusal sanctions; Greece-Russia row continues; US rejects Russia’s Ukraine referendum proposal; Rosneft budget […]

Honduras: Open Letter to European Parliament on the Berta Cáceres Case, GAIPE Report, and COPINH

The following open letter was sent by Robert Amsterdam of Amsterdam & Partners LLP to members of the European Parliament highlighting the conclusions of the Greenspan Report and calling for support for due process and truly independent investigation into the death of Berta Cáceres. Letter in Response to European Parliament on Berta Cáceres in Honduras […]