TODAY: Investigative Committee launches investigation into opposition activist; new evidence from Lesin autopsy introduces possibility of foul play; Moscow sees ‘provocations’ in meldonium ban; London embassy says Russia has no interest in Brexit verdict; UNHCR office in Moscow closing; Turkey expanding into Syria, complains Kremlin; middles classes turning to protest over economic woes?
TODAY: Putin lambasts foreign interference in state of the nation address; vows to tackle elite’s offshore holdings; affirms need for traditional values. NGOs under pressure; Moscow City Hall says no to opposition rally; controversial Politkovskaya plea bargain upheld; US attacks US adoption failings. Renault takes control of Avtovaz. In his state of the nation address, […]