After your sage advice from last week I’ve decided that, rather than post a weekly news update (which, lets face it, you can get anywhere) I thought I’d re-start my weekly roundup of great...
Monthly Archive: April 2009
How you can find people on Twitter who are interested in Russia, and how to follow breaking news about Russia.
A few years ago, I used to post a weekly news update to Siberian Light – basically a series of bullet points with the main headlines from the past week. You can see the...
A little bit of history was made last weekend, when Russian champions VVA Podmoskovie became the first Russian Rugby Union team to play against a top flight English club.
The Russian Store Blog – a bonkers guide to Matrioshka dolls and finding the right size Russian hat
Stalin advertising Durex condoms – mock Soviet propaganda poster.
A Sochi court kicks Alexander Lebedev out of the race to become Sochi’s next mayor.
An introduction to the growing number of Russia bloggers in the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
A 10,000 strong demonstration by (mostly) pro-Western, pro-Liberal protestors in Moldova has turned into an opportunistic storming of the Parliament building in Chisnau and the whiff of revolution is in the air. The demonstrators...