Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Friday, January 14, 2011

Russians Want Putin Back and An Option to Withdraw from START Plus Other News from Kremlin


Third of Russians want Vladimir Putin to return as president - Telegraph http://bit.ly/eeOs8R

Russia nears arms pact approval, warns on pullout http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE70D2YL20110114


BP's Dudley Meeting Russia's PM Putin In Moscow Friday - FoxBusiness.com http://fxn.ws/gcNGlQ

Putin Backs BP Partnership With Rosneft After Meeting Dudley - BusinessWeek http://bit.ly/evuQz1
  
Call to speed up Indo-Russian fighter project http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/article1093063.ece

Norway's $186 Billion Gas Loss Cements Russian Grip on Supply - Bloomberg http://bit.ly/h7Db7c

Russia cracks down on illegal immigrants - Hurriyet Daily News and Economic Review http://bit.ly/e7Yt8P

Russia slams Britain over alleged Kremlin spy - Telegraph http://bit.ly/fHAr9R

Putin orders 5% cut in Russian government staff in 2011 http://en.rian.ru/russia/20110114/162146514.html


Polish PM: Russian plane crash report incomplete http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4013411,00.html

Report Says Decline In Freedom Continues Across Former Soviet Union - Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty http://bit.ly/dM4dpy