RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Nov 1, 2013

TODAY: News agency shut down over profanity; Ukraine’s shale gas plan may pollute Russian water; new Foreign Ministry row with U.S.; Greenpeace denies Sechin’s allegation; Rosneft in Arctic deal with PetroVietnam; Snowden finds job; Sochi price tag draws attention; Kudrin returns to inner sanctum. A court in Moscow has shut down the 13-year-old online news […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – April 1, 2013

TODAY: Zhukovsky elections complaints; Russia urges responsible actions regarding North Korea; no support for lost Cyprus funds; Putin allocates funds to NGOs, slams U.S. interference; Strategy 31 detainees released; Putin praises Soviet education system; Perepilichnyy may have been poisoned; shale oil boom? Gazprom accuses Ukraine of fraud. Mayoral elections in Zhukovsky were marred by reports […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Jan 2, 2013

TODAY: Strategy 31 protesters detained on New Year’s Eve; beer sales curbed; case studies of families hit by adoption law; Putin’s end of year speech; 7,000 freezing in Nizhny Novgorod; real wages to rise, oil production at post-Soviet high; Ukraine accused by rights group; malls boom. A reported 25 people, including Other Russia member Eduard […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – August 10, 2012

TODAY: Left Front leader Udaltsov detained; opposition figureheads refuse to pay unsanctioned protest fines; Madonna defends gay rights at concert; devout Novosibirsk resident sues Pussy Riot.  Medvedev unhappy with Roscosmos mishaps; U.S. pharmaceutical giant to pay corruption fines; Patriarch Kirill’s economic wizardry In an attempt to hold an unsanctioned rally in front of the Investigative Committee […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – August 1, 2012

TODAY: Navalny charged with embezzlement; 25 detained at Strategy 31 rally; Pussy Riot lawyer complains of detention conditions; the trio receive support from an unlikely source. Romney bashes Russia’s lack of progress; BP sees major losses; Moscow moves to stop Iranian companies from acquiring port assets. Opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been formally charged with […]