RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – April 30, 2013

TODAY: Russia may suspend flights after alleged Syrian airspace hostilities; U.S.-Russia relations improve after bombing; Japan and Russia pledge to solve territorial dispute; Tajiks claim intolerance; cash-rich Surgutneftegas; suspects detained over Caspian Highway embezzlement; opposition trials. Aviation watchdog Rosaviatsia is urging Russia’s airlines to suspend its flights over countries caught in military conflicts, after reported […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Jan 15, 2013

TODAY: Adoptions ban furore continues, Deputy Prime Minister speaks out; former EBRD rep charged with fraud; activist beaten; Ryazan almost bankrupt; Ukraine and Russia seeking closer ties; Yuri Schmidt remembered. Organisers of the weekend’s march against the ban on U.S. adoptions of Russian children, which drew thousands, have expressed anger over state television coverage of […]