DESA Executives in Berta Cáceres Trial Are ‘Political Prisoners,’ Argue Lawyers in New White Paper

The following press release was distributed to media today. Report from Amsterdam & Partners LLP accuses activists of spreading false information, attacking right to fair trial, and blocking economic development in Honduras The ongoing prosecution of two businessmen accused of involvement in the 2016 killing of activist Berta Cáceres is based on false claims, riddled […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Nov 15, 2018

TODAY: Kremlin stays cool-headed on volatile oil prices. Elections in eastern Ukraine show striving for legitimacy. Lawmaker describes tiny state pension as “genocide”. Russia’s e-commerce boom is late, but on the way. Music groups with explicit lyrics fall under state pressure. EU official blames Russia as main source of election interference.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Nov 14, 2018

TODAY: The New Times is saved by crowdfunding. Navalny leaves Russia after paying fine. Amnesty names Russian activists prisoners of conscience. Macron lifts RT ban. Russia threatens to boycott Davos. Norway supports Finland GPS claims against Russia. US Energy Secretary calling for energy diversification in Europe. Duma looking into acquiring dormant funds. Danske Bank scandal may […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Nov 13, 2018

TODAY: VTB denies Rosneft privatisation claims. Navalny barred from leaving Russia for ECHR hearing. Kremlin denies claims it disrupted Finnish GPS during war games. Nord Stream barred from making payments to Gazprom. Gasoline price freeze. St Petersburg opposition turns to creative strategies.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Nov 12, 2018

TODAY: Rosneft 2016 “privatisation” was funded by VTB. Putin speaks with Trump on sidelines of Armistice Centenary, agrees with Macron about the need for an EU army. Communist candidate wins Khakasia governor post. Elections held in eastern Ukraine. Meduza editor resigns over sexual harassment. 

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Nov 9, 2018

TODAY: US announces new Russia sanctions. Oil producers seeking unpopular measures on new contracts to protect against sanctions. Russia continuing to seize territory in eastern Ukraine. Protest numbers triple. Prigozhin masterminded US election interference, says former employee. Half of population believes Russian won WW1.