Russia This Week: Prosecutor Demands Return of Bashneft Shares to State (September 21-28)

September 26, 2014
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Updated Daily. This week’s issue:

Ruble Falls To Record Low After Prosecutors Confirm Lawsuit to Nationalize Bashneft
What is Yevtushenkov’s Relationship to Support for Russian-Backed Separatists in Ukraine?
Prosecutor Demands Return of Bashneft Shares to State; Yevtushenkov To Remain Under House Arrest
Russians Polled Find Putin ‘Most Moral’ Figure; But Some Find Navalny, Khakamada, Sakharov
Russian Environmentalist Vitishko Loses Appeal of Prison Term
How Many Russian Soldiers Have Been Killed, Wounded or Captured in Ukraine?

Last week’s issue:

Further Peace March Arrests: 7 in St. Petersburg; 2 in Yekaterinburg; 2 in Barnaul
Peace March of 26,000 in Moscow Finishes Without Incident; A Few Arrests Reported
At Least 10,000 in Peace March in Moscow – AP
5,000 March in St. Petersburg Despite Ban
‘If We’re the Fifth Column, Then You’re the Sixth Ward’
Peace Marcher in Feminist Column Arrested in Moscow
Arrests Reported in St. Petersburg at Unauthorized Peace March
Moscow Peace March Proceeds Despite Harassment from Ultranationalists – Live Feeds
Tens of Thousands Marching in Moscow Against Russia’s War in Ukraine
Opposition Peace March Begins in Moscow, with Counter-Demonstrators
Yevtushenkov Temporarily Released from House Arrest; Could Face Large Bail Payment Next Week
Moscow Peace March to Proceed Despite Claims of Cancellation; Ad Claimed Illegal
Russians Concerned About Government Plans to Disconnect Russian Internet from World
US Amb. Tefft Receives Liberals as Well as Hard-liners, and Deftly Parries Insults
Shake-up — Again — in ‘Donetsk People’s Republic’ Military Leadership?
Ukrainian News Site Gordon Confirms More Russian Soldiers’ Deaths – and Military Presence in Ukraine
Russians Satirize Rosneft’s Sechin and Yevtushenkov Arrest
Russian and Ukrainian Analysts Theorize on Arrest of Oligarch Yevtushenkov
Russian Billionaire Arrested on Money-Laundering Charges
New ‘Novorossiya’ General Korsun Vows to Install Harsh Soviet-like System
Rights or Revanchism? Russian Human Rights Commissioner Blasts Ukraine, Baltic States

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