Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Medvedev Sees Himself As a Tsar As Well While Russia Strengthens Military Amidst Jihadist Challenge

Medvedev invokes liberator tsar to boost image | Reuters http://bit.ly/g89CNQ

Islamist leader calls for jihad by Russian Muslims http://bit.ly/hmoA1P

Russia Election Risks Causing Capital Flight - Finance Minister - WSJ.com http://on.wsj.com/eWjmpc

Georgia to require Russia to commit non-use of force at Geneva talks | Trend http://bit.ly/enf0Gn

Russia tests totally new fighter plane http://english.ruvr.ru/2011/03/03/46890850.html

Russia could pay 1.5 billion euros to France for Mistral class helicopter carriers http://bit.ly/eZBVOH