Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Russia Makes Poland, Belarus, Ukraine and the US Nervous

Poland Targets Shale Gas to End Russian Grip - Bloomberg http://bloom.bg/mscEL5

Belarusians Protest Fuel-Price Increase - Bloomberg http://bloom.bg/m76aZJ

E.coli Dispute Could Overshadow European Union-Russia Summit - WSJ.com http://on.wsj.com/lw0W2P

United Russia pushes for Putin to lead election campaign | RIA Novosti http://bit.ly/leAHtB

Ukraine seeks to diversify gas imports after Russia talks fail - Platts News Article & Story http://bit.ly/m2vXQU
 
Why Russia might veto a UN resolution to condemn Syria crackdown - CSMonitor.com http://bit.ly/l1E54w

New US-Russia arms race? Battle lines grow over missile defense. - CSMonitor.com http://bit.ly/kcvwg1

Senior Dagestani Muslim (who spoke against extremism) Killed in a Hail of Bullets | News | The Moscow Times http://bit.ly/kNIC5I

AFP: Russia lost edge during Putin era: World Bank http://bit.ly/lEd15r