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

TODAY: Russia believes US is pushing for regime change; EU formally extends existing anti-Russia sanctions; Telegram app no longer under threat, will be officially registered; Peskov calls for coordinated international response to cyber attack; Lavrov suggests Putin and Trump will meet at G20; Nemtsov trial adjourned without verdict; Kaspersky lab under investigation.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – June 27, 2017

TODAY: Telegram comes under more pressure from FSB, founder explains how the nature of encryption means the company cannot comply with government demands; EU nations back proposal to negotiate over Nord Stream 2; Kremlin denies Kislyak is coming home; Russia sold three-year-high of debt this year; Rosneft suit leads to Sistema share freeze; governments back […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – May 3, 2017

TODAY: Putin has discordant meeting with Germany’s Merkel, denies election meddling, talks to Trump on Syria; military expert claims Russia “seeding” nuclear bombs off US coastline; Le Pen is Russian favourite; Navalny files complaint against Moscow police for failing to investigate chemical attack; Roskomnadzor blocks messaging apps. EBRD head says no visible end to Russia […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – April 3, 2017

TODAY: Protesters detained at second round of rallies, Kremlin searching for organisers; France issues warning about Russian “fake news”; Flynn hid Russia income; Vedomosti’s new editor takes the helm; World Cup facilities reportedly built by slave labour; poet Yevtushenko has died. Kremlin shows sense of humour for April Fools’. 

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

TODAY: Russia responds angrily to U.S. suggestions that it return Crimea to Ukraine; pro-Putin nationalist group pickets media for ‘cult of Trump’ coverage; Kremlin dismisses story that Trump had contact with its intelligence all through last year as ‘fake news’, sets record straight on INF violation allegations; Karelia governor is fifth to resign in a […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Feb 10, 2016

TODAY: Relations with Turkey at their worst in decades, Merkel caught in the middle; Putin’s former bodyguard given governor appointment; formal claim made at UN for Arctic sea bed; NATO wants constructive talks with Russia, not conflict; demonstrators removed before extensive Moscow commercial building demolition; opposition leader Kasyanov attacked.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Oct 16, 2015

TODAY: Russia making fewer air strikes in Syria, Putin calls the West ‘weak’ for rejecting negotiations; Russia’s neighbours plotting fences; service providers made test run of Internet blackouts, says source; Air Berlin ends Russia flights; Ukraine to take Russia to court over debt swap deal; Russians think MH17 crash caused by America; rights activist flees […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Aug 24, 2015

TODAY: Medvedev visits disputed islands, drawing Japan protest; Kremlin prepares economic measures to boost foreign currency sales; Russia losing Chinese FDI, second gas contract looking unlikely; Poroshenko urges legal action to protect against Russian ‘aggressor’; Wikipedia switches URLs to avoid watchdog pressure; Nemstov family says Putin scared of Kadyrov. 

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – July 27, 2015

TODAY: Siberian election commission blocks Navalny party; Govorit Moskva receives a warning; Committee Against Torture to close; Putin meets FIFA head who promises support for World Cup bid; ‘long winter’ coming for Russian economy, says Morgan Stanley; Yukos shareholders to push for damages.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – July 24, 2015

TODAY: Leaders move towards Ukraine weapons pull-back deal; Naryshkin says Crimea was annexed by Ukraine in 1991; Putin’s ratings high but he will resign in 2019, predicts Khodorkovsky; Russian football has a racism problem says UN and FIFA; German exports fall under sanctions.