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 http://bit.ly/h7SaC8

Medvedev Rebukes Putin for Calling No-Fly Zone a 'crusade',the former says it leads to a 'clash of civilizations' http://bit.ly/fpNLqa

Putin and Medvedev spar over Libya - CNN.com http://bit.ly/eHCWPN

Medvedev Sacks Six Senior Russian Officers After Lie-Detector Tests - Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty © 2011 http://bit.ly/ejTs2X

Russian youth groups protest military intervention in Libya | Russia | RIA Novosti http://bit.ly/gitJE8

Gates hopes to expand US-Russian cooperation - Forbes.com http://bit.ly/i3jSNg

Russia, U.S. May Share Missile-Defense Launch Data, Gates Says - Bloomberg http://bloom.bg/hjkoF8

AFP: Kyrgyzstan 'ready to sell gas company to Russia's Gazprom' http://bit.ly/hZEVHQ

World Bank Could Back Kremlin Fund | The Moscow Times http://bit.ly/g1Y6nk

AFP: Putin to talk pipeline on Slovenia, Serbia trip http://bit.ly/hxU637