RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Jan 24, 2013

TODAY: Medvedev defends Russia at Davos; gasoline prices on the rise; Duma passes bill to abolish direct elections for governors; Gref wants foreign bank account rule exemption; Lebedev compares trial to witch huntgs; sexuality checking in the army; Alyokhina complains of death threats; Udaltsov’s complaint upheld; orphans. Speaking in Davos at the World Economic Forum […]