RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 5, 2019

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.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 4, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: Russia to do whatever it takes to avoid US military intervention in Venezuela. Putin and Netanyahu to coordinate Syria troops pullout. US sanctions hit state-owned Rostec. Peskov denies Baring Vostok claims. UK ambassador demands apology from newspaper. Putin says sports events unite countries in times of stress.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 1, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: Open Russia offices raided after Khodorkovsky live feed. Former activist joins RT. Kiselyov’s nephew given jail time over eastern Ukraine involvement. Sberbank hits record profits as Peskov says banking system is safe from sanctions. Russia’s UN Venezuela bid fails. 

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Feb 28, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: US Venezuela resolution expected to be vetoed by Russia at UN. US continues with Crimea sanctions pressure, Kremlin alleges constant US cyberattacks. Moscow tracks debtors with facial recognition. TMK looking into Bulgaria. HRW on music censorship. No response from Prigozhin companies on latest allegations. Russia spat ends Ukraine Eurovision hopes.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Feb 27, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: Russia violated sanctions by sending fuel to North Korea. Kuril Islands get Russian high-speed Internet. Cyber experts sentenced. Prigozhin won $3.2bn in state contracts. Peskov defends daughter’s internship. US demands Nemtsov killers be brought to justice. 

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Feb 26, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: Kremlin spokesman’s daughter is an intern at the European Parliament. Putin, the KGB, and contemporary Russia. Key media/politics figure Malashenko found dead. Rybka warned by FSB not to go home. State television announces hypothetical US nuclear targets. Analyzing Putin’s economic approach.