Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

With Hunger for More Oil Russia Looks to the Arctic While Economy Stumbles As Putin Seeks Leadership Anew

Canada, Russia Arctic tensions thaw | Toronto Sun

AFP: Shell chief holds Arctic talks in Russia

U.S. raps Russia over former oil tycoon's case | Reuters

Russia Criticizes E.U. Rules to Open Up Energy Market -

Russian Stocks Posting World’s Biggest Decline on Presidential Vote, Oil - Bloomberg

Putin is saint and saviour for Russian cult | Reuters

Gorbachev urges Putin not to stray from democracy | Reuters

Georgian opposition calls for closer ties with Russia | RIA Novosti