As crude keeps falling, what does it mean?
Poor McDonald’s Russia:
Long read on Putin’s oligarchs who are not happy with his policies, but are trapped by them:
More on Russia’s move on the NGO Memorial:
Kadyrov had egg on his face from the suicide bombing on his birthday, and needed a way to salvage his reputation, so this is how he did it:
Note too that Kadyrov changed his story on this several different times over the past 2 weeks.
The talks in Milan were a pretty much a bust:
The key word here is preliminary:
COLD WAR 2
Another victim of Putin’s war:
More import bans on the horizon:
Spies arrested in Poland worked for Russia’s military intelligence branch:
What do Russia’s moves in Sweden mean for the non-NATO member?
Speaking of which:
But few details mean just a lot of speculation for the moment.
A surprising development, but what it means is unclear:
ODDS & ENDS
Russia’s Army through the years (in Russian, but with great graphics):
And bringing back the theme song of 2014 (in Russian):