According to media reports, North Korea are in serious talks to rent a massive area of abandoned farmland in the Russian Far East. Sounds a bit dull on the face of it, but actually...
Category: Foreign Relations
Oh yes, proof positive that, if you look hard enough, you can find a Russian connection to any story… As Royal Wedding mania grips the United Kingdom, British newspapers have exclusively revealed that Kate...
It amuses me that, despite all the anti-Russian rhetoric in the British press, two of the most effective and popular viral advertising campaigns at the moment draw heavily on Russian culture – to the...
After Putin’s comments that the UN Security Council resolution was “deficient and flawed… reminiscent of a medieval call for a crusade” I was all set to come back to my desk and write an angry post about how two-faced and cowardly the Russian Government’s response to the crisis in Libya has been.
If you’re Georgia, a poor post-Soviet state with an old-fashioned and inefficient farming industry, what do you do to perk things up a little bit? Why, you invite a bunch of South African farmers to move north and set up shop in the Caucasus.
A guest post, submitted to me yesterday, by Dr David Leffler, Director of the Center for Advanced Military Science. It suggests that Russia should take a radical new approach to its national security and adopt Invincible Defense Technology.
Russia wants Nobel Prize for Wikileaks’ leader Assange
Russia plans to host an Olympic party at London’s Marble Arch
How singer James Blunt prevented WW3 by refusing to start a fight with Russian paratroopers in Kosovo.
Gorbachev, ever the man of the people, is to throw open his 80th birthday party to all comers – yes, even a pleb like you can attend this elder statesman’s celebration and wish him a happy birthday.