Tag: KIA

Russian News Site RBC Investigates Russian Troop Units Deployed in Ukraine

October 7, 2014

Repeatedly through Russia‚Äôs war against Ukraine, there have been references in various blogs and news media to lists of Russian military units supposedly deployed in Ukraine. Most of these lists can be traced back to a single Georgian activist who participated in the Maidan demonstrations named Irakly Komaxidze who made a Facebook post in Russian […]

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

September 26, 2014

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 […]

Russia This Week: Low Turnout in Moscow Municipal Election, Opposition Loses to Ruling Party (September 8-14)

September 14, 2014

Updated Daily. This week’s issue: – TV Rain’s Chief Producer Assaulted in Moscow – In Moscow City Legislature Race, United Russia Leads with Close Vote Between Independent and Nationalist – Low Turnout in Moscow Municipal Elections, Difficulties for Opposition Candidates – Gay Tango Instructor Found Murdered in St. Petersburg – Leading Russian Human Rights Group […]