Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Putin Wary of EU, Poland, Georgia, Church Goers and Medvedev

Vladimir Putin 'to be targeted by EU sanctions' - Telegraph http://bit.ly/gQLkOR

Poland Blames Controllers for Fatal Plane Crash - WSJ.com http://on.wsj.com/gSVCr0

Russia Looks Askance at Georgia's US-Focused Charm Campaign http://www.eurasianet.org/node/62729

Church Official Calls for ‘All-Russian Dress Code’ - NYTimes.com http://nyti.ms/hcw84M

FT.com - China and Russia main sellers of US Treasuries http://bit.ly/hZtAPL

Putin Should Shun Presidency to Avoid Tunisia Fate, Medvedev Adviser Says - Bloomberg http://bit.ly/g7wguh

Russia preparing new energy security doctrine http://english.ruvr.ru/2011/01/17/40049044.html

Dmitry Medvedev restates Russian support for Palestinian state | The Guardian http://bit.ly/eOjian

Russia Could Start Buying Spanish Debt Again - EFE http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20110118-701785.html

Russia delays U.N. vote on Ivory Coast troops - envoys http://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idAFTRE70H68F20110118

Afghan president to visit Russia Jan.20-21 | RIA Novosti http://bit.ly/eauYNb

Ex-CIA officer who spied for Russia from jail faces more time http://edition.cnn.com/2011/US/01/17/oregon.spy/