Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Friday, September 2, 2011

Russia Tightens Grip on Central Asia But Snubbed by Pentagon Because of Iran Deal

Russia gets base deal, strengthens Central Asia influence - Arab News

Russian Firm Got No-Bid Pentagon Contract After Selling Arms to Iran |

Police say three bombers behind Chechnya attack | Reuters

AFP: Ukraine vows to break up Russia's gas trade partner