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

TODAY: Kushner proposed secret communications channel with Russia, says new report; Oleg Deripaska may collaborate with U.S. investigation into Trump’s Russia ties; Macron pledges he will be tough with Putin; OPEC and Russia’s production cut agreement does not have desired effect on market; Russia looking to expand renewable energy sector; first flight of the MS-21; […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – May 26, 2017

TODAY: Hackers attempted to leak false information about anti-Kremlin critics last year in a broad campaign; Navalny associate fined for extremism over Internet video share; blogger accused of hurting police during arrest; Siberian newspaper editor shot and killed; cultural leaders upset over filmmaker’s detention; new economic plan apparently lacks honesty; OPEC (and Russia) agrees nine […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – May 23, 2017

TODAY: FAS uncovers price-fixing cartel similar to the one exposed by Anti-Corruption Fund last week; investigators detain money laundering syndicate; cyber security report exposes last year’s massive Russian smartphone hack; a quarter of Russians have witnessed police brutality firsthand; Russia facing ban from next year’s Paralympics; Turkey and Russia agree on lifting trade restrictions; US […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – May 22, 2017

TODAY: Navalny’s ACF publishes new exposé on Putin associate’s alleged cartel; Usmanov’s feud with Navalny only helps the latter’s campaign, observers say; Duma accuse US media of election interference; Russia and Saudi Arabia unite over oil production; Russia appeals to WTO over Ukraine’s sanctions; IMF predicts Russia recovery this year; National Guard to train specialists […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – May 19, 2017

TODAY: Ferry begins route between Russia and North Korea; Putin has first call with Macron; Sechin says Russia needs to extend Saudi cooperation beyond OPEC; Russia threatens Canada with retaliation after it adopts own version of the Magnitsky Act; Usmanov posts critical video for Navalny; anti-corruption activist jailed for officer assault during March protests; WADA […]

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

TODAY: Putin says cannot yet say whether he will seek reelection next year, blames cyberattack on US, endorses OPEC cuts extension; Prosecutor General refuses to investigate Medvedev corruption claims; Navalny’s protest fine upheld; Trump allegedly revealed classified information to Russian officials during last visit; competition in Russian industry at a three-year low.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – May 15, 2017

TODAY: Russia suffers massive cyber attack; settlement reached with US authorities in controversial money laundering case just days before trial; Trump blames Comey firing on “Russia thing”; Tillerson says no doubt about Russian election interference; tens of thousands march in Moscow to protest demolitions; activists detained for reciting the constitution; RDIF fund planning $1.6bn Moscow […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – May 12, 2017

TODAY: Putin orders government to create new Internet controls; Pokémon Youtuber given suspended sentence; activists detained over Chechnya gay rights petition; Rosneft acquisition of Essar delayed; Kremlin speaks optimistically about US relations; US wary of using Kaspersky Labs; Nabiullina favours gradual rate cuts; Navalny home from Spain. 

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – May 9, 2017

TODAY: Putin congratulates Macron on French Presidency win as Russian media trashes him; no concrete links between French election hack and Russia, says Forbes; US national security adviser at risk of Russia blackmail, says colleague; Russian warships spotted near Latvia; OPEC and Russia to extend crude cuts; Putin visits his former KGB boss; Eric Trump […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – May 8, 2017

TODAY: Macron defeats Russia favourite in French presidential elections, emails leaked just before campaign blackout attributed to Russian group; protests in Moscow mark anniversary of Putin’s third presidential term; Russia-led Syria ceasefire sees early results; Moscow to fight EBRD on investment freeze; OPEC wants crude cut extended; Lavrov’s plane violates Estonian airspace; Gazprom begins TurkStream […]