A violent confrontation between the motorcades of President Ramzan Kadyrov and Badruddi Yamadayev threatens ignite yet more conflict in Chechnya.
Monthly Archive: April 2008
Normally, faux cyrillic writing does nothing more than irritate me. But this advert, for Russian Bear vodka, made me smile.
If you ever travel to Russia on business, and want to use your notebook’s Wi-Fi, or perhaps your brand new iPhone, you might want to think again. Because Russia has just adopted a new regulation that requires every owner of a wireless device to register it with the authorities.
There are 110 billionaires in Russia today. Only the United States has more.
Amazing video footage of an (allegedly) Russian MiG shooting down a Georgian drone over Abkhazia.
Russia has written off Libya’s $4.6 billion debt in exchange for bilateral trade deals. The world’s attention has been on the arms deal, but lower profile deals are more valuable.
Which way is Russia really heading today? Is Russia on the way to leadership by personality cult, or on the hard way to true democracy?
On a snow covered Krasnoyarsk pitch, Georgia ground out an 18-12 victory over Russia to secure the European Nations Cup title.
Pictures and video of the Russian space shuttle Buran, as it is sailed down the Rhine to its final resting place in a German museum.
Not content with being Russia’s next Prime Minister, it appears that Vladimir Putin also has his sights set on being the head of the ruling United Russia party. According to news reports, he’ll be announced as party boss next week.