Russia has more languages than any country in Europe.
Monthly Archive: January 2008
A 100% subjective list of the best Russia Blogs out there. If you’re looking for something to read about Russia, this is the place to start.
Russia announces it is to resume military parades in Red Square for the first time since the Cold War and launches a major naval exercise just off the French coast.
A criminal investigation has been launched into claims of electoral fraud by leading liberal candidate Mikhail Kasyanov.
In August 1939, just weeks before Hitler invaded Poland, the Soviet Union and Japan fought the largest tank battle the world had ever seen
A quick roundup of my favourite blog posts about Russia this week
The British Council’s offices are to finally close amid fears for the safety of the Council’s Russian staff
Siberian Light has a new look. Here’s a handy guide to what’s changed.
The British Council’s Russian staff are questioned by the FSB, and the son of a prominent former British politician is arrested as tensions rise
The British Council has raised the stakes in its dispute with the Russian government by opening two of its offices in defiance of a Russian ban