Steve Gutterman's Week In Russia
Wednesday 29 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.
Some of the key developments in Russia over the past week, and some of the takeaways going forward, by RFE/RL's news editor, Steve Gutterman.