The latest attempt to quantify which Russia Blog is the biggest, bestest and most popular is underway at Krusenstern (link removed as page has since been deleted), and predictably provoking controversy beyond belief. Here are the top five – see if you can guess why I like this ranking method better than previous attempts… The [...]
New blogs seem to be lurching to life faster than I can keep up. One of the most recent is российская-федерация, by Heribert Schindler, seems to be majoring on relations between Russia and Germany. But the post that really caught my eye was this one, which obliquely discusses anti-Russian sentiments, both within blogs and the [...]
The quite excellent Europhobia has also had a re-launch of sorts in the past few weeks. He’s shifted his focus back to broader European issues, resulting in posts like this second-and-a-bit anniversary of the Orange Revolution post. It’s not all doom and gloom, he concludes, but nonetheless: There are moves afoot in the former Soviet [...]
New Mongolia – blogging from the saddle to provide you with all your nomadic camel riding blogging needs. Well, perhaps not quite the blogging from the saddle bit. Or the camels, either. But it’s a blog and it’s about Mongolia. And it’s definitely new. What more do you want?