Divisive advisor

OF ALL Russia’s neighbours, Ukraine and Georgia should understand each others’ situations. Both countries have fought losing battles against Russian troops [...] Read more ...

via Economist
2 Mar 2015

Путин, Медведев и вице-премьеры не приедут на похороны Немцова

Высшие должностные лица и представители парламентского руководства, в том числе бывшие коллеги по СПС, отказались идти на панихиду и похороны Бориса Немцова. Зато память российского политик [...] Read more ...

via Rbc
2 Mar 2015

Putin’s Gas Problem

Last December, Gazprom and a Turkish pipeline company signed a memorandum of understanding to construct a gas pipeline from Russia to Turkey under the Black Sea. The $12 billion project is likely to reinforce Russia's reputation as an unreliable partner and accelerate Europe's search for alternate sources of supply. Read more ...

via Project-syndicate
2 Mar 2015

On air

Live stream from RT, a 24/7 English-language news channel that is set to show you how any story can be another story altogether. RT’s coverage focuses on international headlines, giving an innovative angle set to challenge viewers worldwide. Read more ...

via Rt
2 Mar 2015

Meduza. News, reports, interviews, videos from Russia

Dhorzhi Batomunkuev, a tank operator in the Russian military, was admitted to a hospital in Donetsk with serious burns to his face and hands. Batomunkuev, a Buryat from Siberia, was fighting on the side of the separatists in eastern Ukraine, when a Ukrainian artillery shell struck his tank. Twenty-years-old, he came to Ukraine as a contracted soldi [...] Read more ...

via Meduza
2 Mar 2015

Polish Top Senator: Russia Banned Me From Nemtsov's Funeral

Poland's Senate speaker says Russia's authorities have denied him entry into the country for the funeral of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov. Former Solidarity activist Bogdan Borusewicz was to lead a delegation of Poland's politicians and lawmakers for Nemtsov's funeral Tuesday. Nemtsov [...] Read more ...

via Go
2 Mar 2015