Notes

 

ECONOMY

 

Both:

More counter-sanctions:

I sure am glad we granted Russia WTO membership:

When hope is all you have:

The money from the reserves has already been spent:

That’s 2/3rds of the reserves:

But:

Kudrin may be right, but only because the Europeans don’t have anybody else to slap sanctions on:

He is probably correct here too:

This story keeps getting stranger:

And, of course, Zhirinovsky has an opinion:

 

INSIDE RUSSIA

 

“Putinism”:

There is no political will to resolve this:

My return to Global Voices:

 

NORTH CAUCASUS

 

Let’s talk about your Instagram addiction:

 

UKRAINE

 

This is where we stand on the gas talks:

Is this offer still on the table?

One way to win an election:

 

COLD WAR 2

 

A transcript for those who doubted:

And Saakashvili backs up Sikorski:

A forgotten story:

Odd:

And in the midst of “The Hunt for Black October”:

A denial:

 

CRIMEA

 

Can we talk about this?

 

GEORGIA

 

More than you probably ever wanted to know, really:

More on Tuesday’s protests:

 

 

ODDS & ENDS

 

Comic of the Day:

Long Read:

It has been 12 years since Dubrovka:

Photo of the Day:

 

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