Tag: Russian military spending cut 5%

The Briefing: The Magician’s Successor And The Savchenko Endgame

March 7, 2016

A surprising name is floated to head Russia’s electoral commission. The Kremlin cuts defense spending by the largest amount in over a decade. And Russia and Ukraine brace for the conclusion of the trial of Nadia Savchenko. On this week’s Power Vertical Briefing, we look at three developing stories: human rights ombudsman Ella Pamfilova’s potential […]