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 http://bit.ly/kfNNqB

AFP: Shell chief holds Arctic talks in Russia http://bit.ly/khyZLb

U.S. raps Russia over former oil tycoon's case | Reuters http://reut.rs/iICNlk

Russia Criticizes E.U. Rules to Open Up Energy Market - NYTimes.com http://nyti.ms/iqeen2

Russian Stocks Posting World’s Biggest Decline on Presidential Vote, Oil - Bloomberg http://bloom.bg/iJyQt5

Putin is saint and saviour for Russian cult | Reuters http://reut.rs/mgILmo

Gorbachev urges Putin not to stray from democracy | Reuters http://reut.rs/lkvU0p

Georgian opposition calls for closer ties with Russia | RIA Novosti http://bit.ly/jG3OuJ