Steve Gutterman's Week In Russia
Monday 27 August 2018
April 20, 2018
The Week In Russia: Poison Gas, Paper Airplanes
Russia sought to shut down Telegram, stood by as Western air strikes targeted its Syrian ally, and avoided a fresh volley of U.S. sanctions -- for now -- while holding off on its own retaliation to punitive measures for its "malign activity around the globe."
April 13, 2018
The Week In Russia: Sanctions, Syria, And Solitude
Russia's standing on the world stage looked pretty precarious the first week in April, with Moscow facing Western wrath over a nerve-agent poisoning in England as well as the threat of new U.S. sanctions. Since then, even more pressure has been piled on.