And it began:
A new prohibition campaign?
A competing Russian agency, a competing theory:
And an excellent op-ed:
More food bans:
And McDonald’s continues to feel the pain:
As do Russian steel producers:
But Russia and Belarus are closer than ever (or something):
Russians feel more secure than they’ve ever felt in past 12 years:
The weaknesses of Putinism:
What [https://twitter.com/ninaivanovna/status/524561390582132736] does it mean when a Government Minister has to write a column in a respected newspaper?
More troubles for Ekho Moskvy:
And another asylum-seeker connected to the Magnitsky case:
Too many holes:
And Kadyrov went on another crying jag:
Photos from Kadyrov’s Chechnya:
COLD WAR 2
Praying for a warm winter in Europe:
But the Baltics should be fine:
More Cold War maneuvers:
Could Sweden be a NATO-member by the end of the year?
Ukraine is holding elections this weekend:
As expected, Russia and Ukraine did not reach an agreement on a gas contract:
Bad news for Hizb-ut-Tahrir in Crimea (they are outlawed there now):
And is Javakheti heading for a crash?
And this happened:
Domestic violence continues to be highlighted:
There’s always money for license plates:
ODDS & ENDS
Dill at our house: