Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Thursday, March 31, 2011

It's Not Business as Usual in Russia as Medvedev Continues Collision Course with Putin While 150 Protesters Imprisoned

Medvedev Tests Limits of Power With Plan to Oust Putin Allies - Bloomberg http://bloom.bg/gYp5ci

Can Corporate Russia Keep Political and Business Interests Apart? - The Source - WSJ http://on.wsj.com/gl5wy1

BP denies Kremlin move will damage Rosneft alliance | The Guardian http://bit.ly/eamTjq

Russian Leader Calls for Reform of State-Run Firms - NYTimes.com http://nyti.ms/fWphcN

Russian police detain more than 150 protesters | Reuters http://bit.ly/gbMB7J

Kremlin Turns to Supercomputer for Advice | The Moscow Times http://bit.ly/ejIxeM

Belarus expects to get $3 bln loan from Russia within 30 days - National Bank | Russia | RIA Novosti http://bit.ly/fdZtsy