A car dealership tycoon is the sixth leading Russian businessman to face criminal charges this year — The Bell — Eng

A car dealership tycoon is the sixth leading Russian businessman to face criminal charges...

Hello! This week we take a long look at a major criminal investigation into Russian businessman Sergei Petrov, owner of Rolf Group, who has been accused of illegal currency transfers. We also dissect...
Speculation is rife about a nuclear accident in Russia’s north — The Bell — Eng

Speculation is rife about a nuclear accident in Russia’s north

Weekly — 1 min назад Hello! This week we try to separate fact from fiction in the mysterious nuclear accident just off Russia’s Arctic coast....

Arrest for the ballot box, thrown into a riot policeman

The Meshchansky District Court examined the investigator’s request for the arrest of Yevgeny Kovalenko - one of the detainees for the action on July 27 - and sent him to the...

Patriarch Kirill compared opponents of the construction of temples with the Bolsheviks

The head of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC), Patriarch Kirill, said that opponents of the construction of churches want to return Russia in the 1920–1930s, when the Bolsheviks demolished the church and...
U.S. cyber-attacks will accelerate Russia’s efforts to create a Chinese-style firewall

U.S. cyber-attacks will accelerate Russia’s efforts to create a Chinese-style firewall

Hello! This week we take a look at what an escalating cyber-war between Washington and Moscow might mean for the internet in Russia. We also analyze Putin’s increasingly clear position on the arrest...
This exposé of Moscow’s funeral business is a snapshot of modern Russia — The Bell — Eng

This exposé of Moscow’s funeral business is a snapshot of modern Russia — The...

Hello! This week our main story is a summary of Ivan Golunov’s powerful investigation into Moscow’s funeral business that takes in everything from venal intelligence officers to Lamborghinis, nightclubs and a cemetery shoot-out....
Is the sacking of Russia’s Belarusian envoy a step toward political integration? — The Bell — Eng

Is the sacking of Russia’s Belarusian envoy a step toward political integration? — The...

Hello! This week we focus on the recent sacking of Russia’s ambassador to neighboring Belarus and whether it means we are about to see the two countries move closer to a political union....
new legislation could pave the way for the state to take control of Yandex — The Bell — Eng

new legislation could pave the way for the state to take control of Yandex...

Hello! This week we explore a proposed new law that could have dramatic consequences for internet giant Yandex, one of Russia’s most successful companies. We also look at a report about Putin’s eldest...
Despite delay, Durov on track to launch his cryptocurrency in March — The Bell — Eng

Despite delay, Durov on track to launch his cryptocurrency in March

The founder of Telegram and Vkontakte, Pavel Durov, is preparing to launch TON, his blockchain platform and cryptocurrency, for which Telegram raised $1.7 billion a year ago. A key meeting with major investors should...
Putin re-asserts Russia’s nuclear threat to the West, boasts of new missiles

Putin re-asserts Russia’s nuclear threat to the West, boasts of new missiles

Hello! Putin gave his annual parliamentary address Wednesday and our top story this week is a look at why he chose (again) to focus on Russia’s nuclear arsenal and confrontation with the West....

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