From Russia With News

From Russia With News

This week’s news and analysis from Russia introduced by our staff and guests.

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    Trump gives Russia an INF ultimatum. Аnd Ukraine bars Russian military-aged men.

    The United States has issued Russia an ultimatum: start complying with the INF missile treaty, or we’re out. Russian military expert Alexander Goltz explains why this could come as a relief to Moscow. And we speak to journalist Natalia Vasilyeva about how Ukraine's recent ban on Russian men has complicated life along the border.

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    Tensions with Ukraine boil over. And Russian rappers go to battle.

    Journalists Elena Chernenko and Christopher Miller discuss escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine following a dramatic naval skirmish. Pussy Riot's Maria Alyokhina tells us why Russian rappers might have become a little too political for the Kremlin's liking.

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    A close call at Interpol. And how EU pears dodge Russian sanctions.

    This week on the program, outspoken Kremlin critic Bill Browder describes his last-minute campaign to stop a Russian general from becoming the president of Interpol. Dutch journalist Tom Vennink tells us how pears from Belgium and the Netherlands circumvent a Russian import ban to end up on supermarket shelves in Moscow.

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