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Posts published in November 2008

Russia: Medvedev Speaks About his Latin American Trip!

On his way back from Havana to Moscow Dmitry Medvedev talked about his impressions of his visits to Latin American countries (Peru, Brazil, Venezuela, Cuba).Hello, We decided to get signed and registered on to the Russian Presidents web site. So we get to have a heads up on what he is up to. We received this video and decided to…

Russia: The Russian Government Links to Statements About the South Ossetia Situation!

Starting from August 8th, 2008 to October 8th, 2008! You will be surprised what you will learn about Medvedev thoughts on this war…. Statement on the Situation in South Ossetia, August 8, 2008 Beginning of the Meeting on the Conflict in South Ossetia with Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov and the Chief of General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Nikolai…

News From Russia: November 28th, 2008!

RBC, 28.11.2008, Moscow 17:59:31.Viktor Vekselberg, TNK-BP executive director and one of its co-owners, believes that, at current oil prices, the oil export duty of $192.1 per tonne will make it impossible for companies to implement large investment projects, as he told journalists today. Oil companies will be able “to survive, but not develop,” Vekselberg said. RBC, 28.11.2008, Moscow 17:05:10.More than…

Russia: The Kremlin has Their Sights on Mikheil Saakashvili!

Hello, Looks like the Kremlin has cranked the pressure up on Mikheil Saakashvili. I would say his days are numbered…. To start with as the last few weeks have unfolded, the word coming from NATO is that it is thumbs down on Saakashvili. This news report confirms that information…. MOSCOW, November 27 (RIA Novosti) – The United States is planning…

Russia: NATO Woke Up – Ukraine and Georgia Put On Hold!

Hello, While drinking my morning cup of coffee I was thinking about the news that I read last night before going to bed. Sometimes things come across the airwaves that make you stop and say Huh! I had found a news article that at first I thought was a joke. But then I realized that Russia news has been hinting…

Russia: Matrona of Moscow and Iosif Vissarionovich! (Stalin)

Icon and Stalin Hello, One of our readers named MattMacL brought my attention to an interesting subject in Russia that is happening at a time when anti Stalin sentiments are running rather high in the old Soviet areas. An interview of Father Yevstafiy can be found at the Georgia Daily by Paul Goble of Window on Eurasia. (Link) His superiors…

Russian News: November 27th, 2008!

RBC, 27.11.2008, Moscow.Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev has arrived in Venezuela on a first visit in more than 150 years of relations. Opening the Russian-Venezuelan talks, Medvedev announced that he considered Latin American countries to be Russia’s friends enjoying “privileged relations.”RBC, 27.11.2008, Moscow.Russian shares were rising steadily at the opening today. Around 10:45 a.m. on MICEX, Gazprom and Rosneft climbed 4.5…

What is Russia Up to: November 27th, 2008!

Looks like Russia has been busy this week. To start with:PM Putin to get tough on monopolies The government will use anti-monopoly laws to improve competition in Russian business. Prime Minister Vladimir Putin discussed an action plan with Russian entrepreneurs. He called for tougher penalties – singling out the natural monopolies. While Putin continues to terrorize the big boys in…

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