TODAY: Russia tops Google’s global Transparency Report on requests for removal of online content; hundreds gather in Moscow to protest Internet censorship; Duma passes reading that would prohibit use of virtual private networks; Nemtsov’s daughter wants his murder reclassified; Putin has not yet decided whether to remain President, amidst discussion of complete lack of alternatives; […]
TODAY: Russian government bodies allegedly hit with a ‘professional’ cyber attack; US press pushing Russia-hacked-DNC-emails line; Duma lawmaker says a Clinton presidency would not improve relations with Russia, RT and Channel One take their own angles on the US presidential race; Central Bank holds key lending rate; Finnish fund keeps eye on Russian role in […]
TODAY: Russia hints at further advances on Syria as U.S. and NATO slam incursion into Turkish airspace, Foreign Ministry criticises U.S. actions in Afghanistan; Syrian air strikes put Russia at greaer risk of domestic terror, analysts say; FAS threatens Google; Danish media group latest to leave Russian market; airbase planned for Belarus.
TODAY: Antimonopoly agency finds Google guilty of abusing market position, company could face fine; boost for Yandex; U.S. says Russia planning an airbase in Syria, Russian news links Syria with Islamic State; E.U. extends anti-Russia sanctions; Deutsche Bank to leave Russia; easyJet suspends flights to Moscow; anti-gay laws leaving LGBT population vulnerable; Corbyn win generates […]
TODAY: Lavrov says ceasefire generally holding, E.U. says it has been violated, but will take no action; U.S. will hold off on decision about sending weapons to Ukraine; Gazprom accused of abusing European market position; Russians mistrust Western sources online; new Pussy Riot video released; Navalny website ban upheld; FSB head traveling to U.S.; Musayev charges dropped.
TODAY: S&P downgrades Russia; VTB fears SWIFT lockout; Syria wins Russia a new friend in Europe? Google fined for abortion ads; alleged Russian spy ring uncovered in U.S.; Litvinenko inquiry opens in London.
TODAY: Ruble falls, again; gold reserves used to buoy currency; Central Bank anticipating major capital flight. Russian military busy in Baltic; Stalin’s victims remembered; Google to downsize Russian office; Constitution Day. The ruble has fallen to 57.49 against the dollar and 71.23 against the euro, representing yet anther low and prompting reverberations in Russia’s stock exchanges. […]
TODAY: Ukraine’s acting president says it’s war; deaths on both sides as Kiev meets pro-Russian separatists with force; Russia calls emergency UN meeting, quarrels ensue; Naftogaz suspends gas payments; thousands protest in favour of media freedom in Moscow; Khodorkovsky prison book published; Russia spent more than US on military last year. The acting President of […]
TODAY: Ukraine halts Russian gas imports; Rosneft signs China agreement with Kazakhstan; Putin visits Vietnam; Greenpeace detainees moved; Pavlensky will not be charged; Sergei Polonsky; Norilsk Nickel to double domestic spending; Google appeases Federation Council. Ukraine’s Naftogaz halted gas imports and new gas purchases from Russia last week, the latest move in a long-standing pricing […]
TODAY: Navaly questions key witness; Udaltsov ally sentenced; Golos fined $10,000; fire at Moscow hospital kills 38; Russia and others increasingly policing Internet; Pussy Riot early release considered today; pro-Kremlin anti-drugs vigilantes; candy, Sochi, mass media. Lawyers for Alexei Navalny questioned one of the key witnesses in the case against him yesterday, Vyacheslav Opalev, the […]