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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 26, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: Kremlin open to better ties, but says its America’s move. US slams Russian plane deployment to Venezuela as escalation. Moscow reveals it sent North Korean workers home under sanctions rules. Most Russians concerned about environment. Radio Liberty pulls Putin’s chef story after pressure. Youth agency given powers to block websites. Ingushetia man […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 25, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: Lawmaker welcomes a reset with Washington after Mueller report comes up empty-handed on Trump-Russia collusion. European Commission bracing for Russian election interference. Russian planes land in Caracas. HRW appeals on behalf of Yabloko party member charged over internet post. Activists gather for Lake Baikal. Verzilov gives interview after poisoning. Finance Ministry ramps […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 22, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: Kremlin protests US bombers flying near its borders. Russia puts a price on its natural resources. Russia working on its sovereign Internet. Military corruption increases fourfold. Hungary to buy gas early. Russia seeks larger share of global LNG market. Two further regional governors resign. 

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 21, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: Putin announces Yamal gas field development, meets with global oil heads in Moscow. Gold tycoon back under tax investigation in France. Rogozin files charges over online articles. Three regional leaders step down. Rosstat says no political reasons for changes to income data reporting. Railway bridge to China completed.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 20, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: Putin congratulates Russians who make it onto sanctions lists. Abramovich’s Evraz stake sale reduces company risks. RT fines critical staff. Russia holding 200 political prisoners. Kazakh President Nazarbayev steps down. Years of disappointing income statistics to be recalculated.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 19, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: Putin marks 5th anniversary of Crimea annexation with power station launches, signs controversial new Internet bills into law. Chechen rights activist given 4-year sentence. Small Russian bank opens headquarters in Budapest. Egypt signs $2bn weapons deal with Russia. Norway demands answers on GPS interference.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 18, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: Putin visits Crimea to mark 5th anniversary of annexation, as costs continue to mount. Deripaska sues US Treasury over sanctions. Hundreds of anti-Kremlin protesters gather in Moscow. Council member investigated for reposting an MBK meme. “Russian troll” speaks to BBC. Russia to decide on furthering OPEC agreement in May. 

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 15, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: Putin’s rights council advises him to reject new Internet laws. Crimea annexation remains a success in public opinion. Ilya Yashin says authorities are harassing his grandmother to dissuade his political activities. Rosneft has poured $9bn into Venezuela thus far. RDIF to invest $2.7bn into Onexim. Banks safeguard against sanctions. Kremlin looks to […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 14, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: Putin to attend Crimea power station launch. Duma backs fines for online disrespect. FSB sues Novaya Gazeta over torture reports. Europe names Russia as main source of disinformation. NATO commander says Russia main threat to Euro security. Abramovich Norilsk stake sale oversubscribed. 

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 13, 2019

TODAY IN RUSSIA: Kremlin unveils plans to tighten grip on youth politics. US cracks down on Russia’s targeting of political opponents. Kremlin unbothered by US threads. European Parliament to reject Russian partnership until it abides by Minsk Agreement. US citizens deported after Mormon volunteering. Activists jailed for making a fake Putin grave. VTB lets go […]