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 http://bit.ly/eGkvBo

Around 520 Japanese register disputed territories as addresses › Japan Today: http://bit.ly/gfxQCE

Abu Dhabi Royal to Invest in Chechnya as Putin Pushes Rebuild - Bloomberg http://bloom.bg/fjS2eI

Russia's Medvedev fires deputy FSB security chief | Reuters http://reut.rs/hS1RG3

Mikhail Gorbachev lambasts Vladimir Putin's 'sham' democracy | The Guardian http://bit.ly/eUKxqR

Magnitude-6.2 quake shakes east Russia http://wapo.st/fgnyEe