RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 24, 2017

TODAY: Former Duma lawmaker and witness in Yanukovich treason trial gunned down in Kiev, prompting accusations of Russian state terror; Kremlin refuses Ukraine’s offer to beam in its Eurovision entry by satellite; police warn citizens against taking part in Navalny’s rally; Russia favourite Le Pen to visit Moscow; Lavrov says willing to discuss nuclear arms […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 23, 2017

TODAY: Nabiullina to be nominated for second term at helm of Central Bank; Nord Stream 2 not designed to harm anyone, says Putin; Kremlin’s iron ladies keep feminism at bay; Navalny says rally will go ahead despite lack of approval from authorities; US general calls for ramping up nuclear stockpiles as Russia deterrent; lecturer fired […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 13, 2017

TODAY: Peskov speaks out against anti-Russian sentiment in US, says Kremlin “waiting” for constructive dialogue to begin; US claims Russia “doing a Syria” in Libya; Dadin detained again; court rules against “foreign agent” NGO; Russia world leader in nuclear weapons stockpiles; Kremlin officials aren’t getting any younger; giant oyster farm purchased by Putin ally; Medvedev […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 6, 2017

TODAY: Russian media ignores Navalny’s allegations against Medvedev; Lavrov says U.S. focus on Trump’s Russia ties is ‘witch hunt’; Russia to reject ECHR recommendations on police torture; Italy center right party teams up with United Russia; MP wants new Disney movie banned on grounds of ‘gay propaganda’; British Foreign Secretary to meet Russian officials; Central […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Feb 13, 2017

TODAY: Ekho Moskvy under threat; Navalny will force Kremlin to let him run for President as Kremlin reels out its usual opposition suspects; Constitutional Court wants Dadin’s sentence reviewed; documentary on Ukrainian film maker explains the message behind his Siberian imprisonment; NATO and Russia trade propaganda; oil price drops despite OPEC cuts compliance. 

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Feb 10, 2017

TODAY: Baltics want protection ahead of Russia drills, Lithuania locked down U.S. support before Trump could reverse deployment; Putin not invited to G7 this year; Peskov speaks out against sanctions as U.S. State Department publishes pro-sanctions research; protesters detained outside Rosneft HQ; Foreign Ministry says Amnesty International Syria report fake; Russia too weak to be […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Feb 3, 2017

TODAY: Kremlin critic hospitalised with suspected poisoning; ECHR orders compensation for Navalny; White House quibbles news that U.S. is easing Russia sanctions, describes the allowance of certain cyber exports as a ‘carve-out’; Trump’s U.N. ambassador criticises Russia’s actions in Ukraine; Hungary and Russia seal nuclear deal. 

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Jan 24, 2017

TODAY: Moscow authorities reject request for a rally against decriminalisation of domestic abuse; Tillerson is new U.S. Secretary of State; Lavrov praises similarities of Putin and Trump foreign policy; Navalny attempt to remove retrial judge rejected; Russia is number one supplier of oil to China; Russia happy about U.S. withdrawal from TPP.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Nov 17, 2016

TODAY: Supreme Court overturns Navalny conviction but sends him for retrial; anti-corruption probe that caught Ulyukayev could be widened to include other high-ranking officials; Russia withdraws signature from International Criminal Court; UN describes Crimea annexation as an occupation; Germany anticipating Russian interference in elections. 

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Aug 4, 2016

TODAY: Former mayor sentenced to lengthy jail term for corruption; Russian team arrive in Rio on optimistic form, despite shadow of doping ban; football association begins investigations into doping claims; Russia claims Syrian opposition launched toxic attack on civilians; is the Kremlin flaunting its hacking abilities? Central Bank reaches out to citizens.