Russia Update: Sergei Ivanov Nominated for Board of Rostelkom – and Further on Malofeyev

March 17, 2015
Kremlin chief of staff Sergei Ivanov, far right, next to Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and all Rus' of the Russian Orthodox Church; next is Sergei Naryshkin, chairman of the State Duma, and Sergei Sobyanin, mayor of Moscow, at the board meeting of the Russian Orthodox Encyclopedia on March 11, 2015. Photo by patriarchia.ru

Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies.

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Six suspects in the murder of Boris Nemtsov have decided not to cooperate with the investigation, and ties between them and a prominent Chechen family associated with past crimes have been established, Russian media reports.

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Special features:

Alexey Navalny On the Murder of Boris Nemtsov
Theories about Possible Perpetrators of the Murder of Boris Nemtsov
Novaya Gazeta Releases Sensational Kremlin Memo: ‘It is Seen as Correct to Initiate Annexation of Eastern Regions of Ukraine to Russia’
Former Russian Intelligence Officers Behind Boisto “Track II” Talks – and Now the Flawed Minsk Agreement.

See also our Russia This Week stories:

All The Strange Things Happening in Moscow
Remembering Boris Nemtsov, Insider and Outsider (1959-2015)
Ultranationalists Angry over ‘Capitulation’ of Minsk Agreement,
‘Anti-Maidan’ Launched by Nationalists, Cossacks, Veterans, Bikers

The Guild War – How Should Journalists Treat Russian State Propagandists?

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