Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Russia's Iron Fist Getting Tougher As Repression of Citizens Rises

Russian 'higher ups' orchestrated trial of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, says court assistant - CSMonitor.com http://bit.ly/dJQ6AL

georgiandaily.com - Russian ballerina says Kremlin banned her TV shows http://bit.ly/dHPJZT

Heckler highlights brittle UK-Russian relations | Reuters http://reut.rs/exjznk

Cyprus court revokes $6 billion Russian asset freeze | Reuters http://reut.rs/epld9g

Eight die in Caucasus gun battle: Russian agency | Reuters http://reut.rs/g6CcGe

Kremlin Opponents Lose Putin Slander Suit - Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty © 2011 http://bit.ly/h1ZJIF

Kyiv Post. - Russia and former Soviet Union - Putin names Moscow mayor as party chief in capital http://bit.ly/hz3XLD