Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Monday, March 21, 2011

As Islamization Spreads in Chechnya Medvedev Tells Putin to be Careful With His Words in Criticizing UN-Libyan Intervention

AFP: Islamisation and fear spread in Chechnya

Medvedev Rebukes Putin for Calling No-Fly Zone a 'crusade',the former says it leads to a 'clash of civilizations'

Putin and Medvedev spar over Libya -

Medvedev Sacks Six Senior Russian Officers After Lie-Detector Tests - Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty © 2011

Russian youth groups protest military intervention in Libya | Russia | RIA Novosti

Gates hopes to expand US-Russian cooperation -

Russia, U.S. May Share Missile-Defense Launch Data, Gates Says - Bloomberg

AFP: Kyrgyzstan 'ready to sell gas company to Russia's Gazprom'

World Bank Could Back Kremlin Fund | The Moscow Times

AFP: Putin to talk pipeline on Slovenia, Serbia trip