Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Monday, February 21, 2011

Putin Irritated By Gorbachev and Japan While Dragging the US to Island Dispute Mix

AFP: Russia summons US envoy over Japan islands dispute

Around 520 Japanese register disputed territories as addresses › Japan Today:

Abu Dhabi Royal to Invest in Chechnya as Putin Pushes Rebuild - Bloomberg

Russia's Medvedev fires deputy FSB security chief | Reuters

Mikhail Gorbachev lambasts Vladimir Putin's 'sham' democracy | The Guardian

Magnitude-6.2 quake shakes east Russia