RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Nov 2, 2017

TODAY: Putin meets Iranian and Azerbaijani counterparts, praises cooperation and progress in Syria; Rosneft signs $30bln deal with Iran’s national oil company; Gazprom affiliate spent $1m protecting Nord Stream 2; Russia launches channel in China; Chechen authorities to take homophobic attack allegations seriously; Navalny vows to sue Kremlin.

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

TODAY: Lavrov warns Washington about lawsuits over property seizures; Russian delegation heading to UN meeting denied entry to US; did Russia use Pokemon Go to influence American minds in election? Kaspersky lab to work with Interpol; arms deal with Riyadh; new ruble banknote with contentious image; Pskov governor resigns in pre-election shakeup; trust in the […]

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

TODAY: Putin vows to crackdown on election violations; NATO launches new force in Romania to counter Russian buildup; Kudrin says Russia spent too much on military; science “in crisis” says new Academy head; Duma pushing to have US media restricted in Russia; Rosneft will boost its supplies to China; former Deputy Culture Minister jailed.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Sept 22, 2017

TODAY: Central Bank will nationalise B&N to avoid broader collapse; Eurobond demand exceeds $4bn; Yandex evacuated after Putin visit provokes bomb scare; response war games in Poland; Naftogaz sues Gazprom for $5bn; Moscow rethinking environmental policy, but not carbon emissions; Russia to beat Saudi Arabia as China’s #1 oil supplier. 

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Aug 15, 2017

TODAY: Feminists in Krasnodar deemed a security threat; Gulag victim commemorator facing prosecution; fantasy novelist decries changes to LGBT storyline in Russian edit of her novel; Moscow seeking to mediate between North Korea and the US in new joint plan with China; Kiev says Russia provided Pyongyang with rocket engines; powerful Libyan commander meets top officials in […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Aug 2, 2017

TODAY: Moscow apartment buildings demolition finalised; teacher loses post over opposition leanings; ‘foreign agents’ receive funds whilst Night Wolves get cold shoulder; US Vice President shows solidarity with nations resisting Russian ‘pressure’; Moscow and Tehran closing ranks; the unruliness of Bashar Al-Assad; Severstal’s new data lake.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – July 4, 2017

TODAY: Presidents Putin and Trump gear up for their first meeting on sidelines of G20; agenda appears vague whilst anticipation mounts; seizure of Russian diplomatic property under Obama regime remains sore point; Tillerson says Syria’s future is a matter for Russia now; Trump hopes to woo Eastern Europe with natural gas; the sufferings of migrant […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 9, 2017

TODAY: Russians celebrate International Women’s Day, with varying sensitivity; U.S. military official and German Foreign Minister speak out against Russian missiles; Hungary says it will not veto anti-Russian sanctions; China randomly praises relations with Russia; RT gears up to begin broadcasting in France; Russia may boycott Eurovision this year.

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 1, 2017

TODAY: FSB agents held on treason charges now thought to have been collaborating with CIA; Czech Republic hacked, Russia suspected; Navalny forced to attend retrial in Kirov, will run for president no matter the outcome; Russia and new U.S. administration shifting world order; Orthodox Church to punish parents of schoolchildren; Freedom House slams Russia; McDonald’s […]