Tag: EU sanctions against Russia

Russia Update: Foreign Ministry Protests Air Incident with Speaker’s Plane and Swiss Military Jet

October 20, 2015

Russia issued a note of protest to Switzerland via Swiss envoy to Moscow Amb. Pierre Helg regarding the approach of a Swiss military plane within eye contact of a Russian civilian airliner yesterday carrying Sergei Naryshkin, head of the State Duma to a converence of parliamentarians in Geneva. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where […]

Russia Update: Despite Sanctions, Some Night Wolves Enter Germany; One Biker Deported

May 5, 2015

The Night Wolves, President Vladimir Putin’s favorite bikers’ club, have managed to get into Germany despite sanctions by claiming to be in another organization. One biker was deported but others made their way to Dachau. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s […]