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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
TODAY IN RUSSIA: New multi-billion-dollar laundromat linked to Russian bank. Putin suspends participation in INF Treaty, blaming the US, which blames Russia. Flood destroys disputed ballots. Medvedev says Russia will continue to transport gas through Ukraine after Nord Stream. Russia on the offensive on Skripal poisoning anniversary.