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Posts published in January 2009

From Russia: Pictures From Ukraine on the Business Trip!

Hello, Just some pictures of Ukraine. I spent most of my time in areas that I could not take pictures but when I could I took some shots of the scenery as I walked from office to office. The scenery in Ukraine is almost like Russia. So I am as comfortable in Kiev as in Moscow. Picture above: This is…

News From Russia: January 30th, 2009!

RBC, 30.01.2009, Moscow 18:34:58.The Russia-Belarus Union State’s leadership believes that the union’s anti-crisis plan will prevent the Russian and Belarusian economies from slipping below the 2008 level, Belarusian Prime Minister Sergei Sidorsky said during a meeting of the alliance’s council of ministers in Moscow today. He stressed that the plan enabled the union’s GDP not only to remain at the…

From Russia: Good Weekend Not to Mess Around Downtown Moscow!

Hello, When – January 31st, 2009!Why- Rallies! I keep an eye on the rallies that are held downtown Moscow. When you get a busy weekend of rallies then that means stay away from the center. This is going to be a big weekend for rallies. 10 approved rallies. So far no unapproved have been announced. These rallies are all sanctioned…

From Russia: Quote of the Day! (Octuplets)

Hello, This is big news in Russia: The Los Angeles Times carried an interview with the grandmother of the new Octuplets born in California: “The babies’ grandmother, who said her daughter already has six young children and never expected the fertility treatment she had received would result in eight more babies.” OK! I am happy that all the kids are…

From Russia: Putin’s Opening Speech At Davos World Economic Forum!

Hello,Grab a cup of coffee and sit a moment to read Putins speech: For the first time in the history of the Forum – Russian politician Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has delivered the key-note opening speech at Davos World Economic Forum. Here is the speech:————————————————————-Esteemed participants of the World Economic Forum, Ladies and gentlemen, I am grateful to the organisers…

Western press Once Again Judges Russia Different!

Hello,I read 3 (three) articles today from main Western press sources. Multiples of forum articles and multiple of blog articles. The main consensus of the articles stated that it is obvious who is in charge in Russia. Putin is the one going to the World Economic Forum (Davos) and that means Putin Runs Russia! But: The U.S. is only sending…

World Economic Forum – Watch Live on Russia Today!

January 28, 2009, 19:39 The opening ceremony of Davos World Economic Forum starts at 20:30 Moscow time (17:30 GMT) with a keynote speech by Russian PM Vladimir Putin. Watch it live on RT. Live on RT 17:30 GMT.

What is Russia up to: January 27th, 2009!

Hello,Looks like Russia is up to her normal stuff… Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has paid a pleasant state visit to Uzbekistan. He came back to Moscow with some delicious Uzbek flat-bread, some natural gas and a honorary PhD from the University of World Economy and Diplomacy in Tashkent. While Medvedev was trotting around the country enjoying life, Russia was redrawing…

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