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.

Russia’s Housing Crisis A Driver of Public Discontent

People protest for many different reasons. In Russia, could the dire housing situation be the next major cause of public discontent with Vladimir Putin?