RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 8, 2013

TODAY: 100th anniversary of Women’s Day in Russia vs gender inequality; corruption language ban; Mikheyev charged with fraud; Putin promises bank surprise; 25% of crude to go East by 2015; Lukoil’s record profits; Filin attacker denied bail; Tolokonnikova seeking parole. This year marks the 100th year of International Women’s Day in Russia, and will be […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Feb 8, 2013

TODAY: Putin invites visitors to Olympics, sacks official for delays; daylight savings may be resumed to cash in on broadcasting; $4 billion in misappropriated defence funds; Ashurkov raided over Navalny case; Lebedev case upheld; new Kuril Islands row; Naftogaz won’t pay. President Vladimir Putin invited to Russia ‘all those who love sports and fair uncompromising […]