Russia Reform Monitor No. 2460

May 7, 2021 Matt Maldonado, Arianna G. Guerrero , Ilan I. Berman

Russia urged to stop attacking independent media;
RFE/RL in hot water with state censors;
Proposed bill to block Navalny supporters from elections;
80,000 Russian troops remain on border with Ukraine;
Court to hear Navalny lawsuit against Kremlin spokesman;
Sputnik light cleared for export

Russia Reform Monitor No. 2459

May 5, 2021 Matt Maldonado, Arianna G. Guerrero , Ilan I. Berman

An ailing Navalny appears in court;
Sudan rethinks Red Sea port deal with Russia...maybe;
G7 looks to counter Russian propaganda;
EU summons Russian Ambassador over tit-for-tat sanctions;
Moscow gets a helping hand from Beijing;
Russian rights lawyer under fire

Russia Reform Monitor No. 2458

April 30, 2021 Matt Maldonado, Ilan I. Berman, Arianna G. Guerrero

Russian foreign trade shifting away from dollar;
UK sanctions 14 Russians under new anti-corruption law;
Russian hackers hit DC police;
Brazil rejects Sputnik V over safety concerns;
Now Bulgaria seeks clarity on Russian sabotage;
Navalny group disbanded, classified as extremist