Notes

 

ECONOMY

 

When, though?

Is Saudi Arabia playing their own game here?

Who else is there left to sanction?

This?

Or they just want your money:

As predicted:

A Princess Bride quote will always get retweeted:

 

INSIDE RUSSIA

 

Hardly surprising, however:

The regions are where Putin’s Russia will all fall apart:

There is a statistic on how long it takes for propaganda to sink in, but now I don’t remember it:

Haha?

On today’s ‘holiday’ in Russia:

The ‘holiday’ is less than a decade old:

But what does it mean?

 

NORTH CAUCASUS

 

More Kadyrov adventures:

Some good news:

And some bad news:

 

UKRAINE

 

On voting cows:

And costs:

And tragedy in Luhansk:

 

 

COLD WAR 2

 

Well, that’s one way to think about it:

Hubris:

This:

Mistral at a standstill:

 

CRIMEA

 

More bad news from Crimea:

 

 

GEORGIA

 

Alasania went back to Georgia:

Stranger and stranger:

Abkhazia is stuck between a rock and a hard place (I’ll leave you to decided which is which):

In case you are interested:

On Georgia’s education system:

 

ODDS & ENDS

 

More on Warsaw’s new museum:

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