More bad news for Russia’s economy:
They have to say this, right?
But there’s always money in the banana stand:
One person gets it anyway:
It’s just too bad he has to write an article in Kommersant to be heard:
Somebody is playing the market:
Buried in this story was that business people are upset because they were not consulted:
Roads & fools (and thieves):
This is higher than I’ve heard previously:
And another threat from Putin:
Tatler knows something we don’t, or they’re in the same boat as the other foreign-owned media holdings, and are just going for broke:
A solution to Russia’s corruption problem?
These events are happening almost daily in Daghestan now:
As does this one:
And in Krasnodar:
Kabardino-Balkaria is a mess too:
COLD WAR 2
Somebody is getting hit by the sanctions anyway. Unfortunately, it is only Kadyrov’s horses:
Lawsuits in the works over sanctions:
And the EU is not budging, apparently:
How’s this for petty?
Putin always has time for friends:
Another Russian flees: https://twitter.com/leonidragozin/status/523001592178814976
More Cold War moves:
And more war games:
Don’t we all?
Is Putin backed into a corner?
Ukraine is getting less and less media coverage:
Putin brings back “Novorossiya” after a hiatus:
But makes no mention of locals impacted.
And Georgia’s Defense Minister tells Russia to mind their own business:
Even as Russia places more pressure on the country:
ODDS & ENDS
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