Russia Blog Roundup – 13 August 2010

This week’s big news is still the heat in Moscow, and the fires spreading across the country.  I don’t want to go overboard on this, so I’ll just highlight a couple of posts:

This week also marked the 10th anniversary of the sinking of the Kursk submarine. Two posts of note are:

Other articles I’ve enjoyed this week have included:

And, finally, Tim Newman recounts the 39 step process he underwent to register his Russian visa.  Step 34 –  Wait 10 minutes, and slowly understand why long-life foods are available for purchase in a Russian post office.

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