RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – July 12, 2017

TODAY: Siemens to sue Russia over removal of gas turbines to Crimea; Novak calls for end to sabotage of Russian energy projects in the EU; Russia agrees $3.5bn arms deal with Saudi Arabia; Kaspersky Lab has worked with FSB, emails show; Russia complains to WTO over agreement with Ukraine; court denies Navalny request to swap […]

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

TODAY: Putin and Trump meeting runs over by almost 2 hours, either very friendly or very awkward, depending on source; Trump fails to press Putin on elections, treatment of gay men in Chechnya, treatment of protesters, or the Boris Nemtsov case; ceasefire agreed for Syria; US sanctions to stay in place whilst fighting continues in […]

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

TODAY: Achieving ‘working dialogue’ is Kremlin’s hope for Trump-Putin meeting; US President seen to be in weak negotiating position; Russia’s economy, however, offers little to vaunt; Kremlin extends food import ban; Channel One show caught using bots; Hungry and Gazprom sign a deal; Uzbekistan not tempted by CSTO.  

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – July 5, 2017

TODAY: Flurry of agreements signed upon Jinping’s visit to Moscow; China and Russia close ranks over US response to North Korea missile test; Germany anticipates fake news leaks during its elections, courtesy of Moscow; Kremlin defiant of Serbia’s EU orientation; plans to deploy military to police de-escalation zones in Syria; Kremlin does not wish to […]

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 – June 2, 2017

TODAY: Putin says hacking by “patriots” a “theoretical” possibility; President’s views on Snowden aired in trailer for Oliver Stone’s Putin Interviews; SPIEF underway; optimism abounds; Gazprom and Rosneft privatisation to continue; Yandex’s new driverless car; Navalny’s march request rejected, but he can still rally the troops online. 

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – May 31, 2017

TODAY: John McCain describes Putin as greater threat than ISIS; Russian President maintains that sore loser Democrats fabricated story of hacking; Trump’s lawyer now drawn into investigation into U.S. President’s Moscow links; Saudi Arabia and Russia close ranks; Kiev and the Kremlin in Twitter war; Usmanov’s case against Navalny underway; Justice Ministry rejects ECHR conclusions on 2011 electoral […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – May 29, 2017

TODAY: Kushner proposed secret communications channel with Russia, says new report; Oleg Deripaska may collaborate with U.S. investigation into Trump’s Russia ties; Macron pledges he will be tough with Putin; OPEC and Russia’s production cut agreement does not have desired effect on market; Russia looking to expand renewable energy sector; first flight of the MS-21; […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – May 16, 2017

TODAY: Putin says cannot yet say whether he will seek reelection next year, blames cyberattack on US, endorses OPEC cuts extension; Prosecutor General refuses to investigate Medvedev corruption claims; Navalny’s protest fine upheld; Trump allegedly revealed classified information to Russian officials during last visit; competition in Russian industry at a three-year low.

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

TODAY: Russia suffers massive cyber attack; settlement reached with US authorities in controversial money laundering case just days before trial; Trump blames Comey firing on “Russia thing”; Tillerson says no doubt about Russian election interference; tens of thousands march in Moscow to protest demolitions; activists detained for reciting the constitution; RDIF fund planning $1.6bn Moscow […]