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Posts published in February 2011

Russians Are Wanting To Come Home or Grass is not Always Greener?

*Updated: 02-28-2010 because of numerous emails asking questions about this from Russians living in America…* While I was sipping my morning cup of coffee here in Moscow, Russia. I was thinking that I have been in deep thoughts over the last few weeks about a certain e-mails that I get on a regular bases. These e-mails are private so they…

USA Wrong on South Kurils’ Belonging to Japan – Lavrov…

Moscow is puzzled by the US statements to the effect that Washington sees the South Kuril Islands as part of Japanese territory. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in a live broadcast at the Ekho Moskvy radio station that this kind of statement by the United States is devoid of any juridical grounds… Read More >>> Source: Voice of Russia.…

March 1st 2011: Russian Militia are now Russian Police…

Everyone knows that the Russian Internet is full to the brim of free pirated mp3 and movie downloads. But Internet pirates should beware. The government’s battle with Internet piracy is going to be much more active starting tomorrow. According to Vedomosti the 1st of March, when the Russian militia officially become the Russian police, will see them adorned with new…

Don’t Come to Russia and Coffee Thoughts…

This morning I was doing some coffee thinking. I was thinking about several years ago (5 to be exact) when I wrote an e-mail to an American living in Russia. He had several good articles about how wonderful Russia was and how great it was in Russia. He had been in Russia for about 5 years at that time and…

Maslenitsa 2011: February 28th to March 6…

Maslenitsa 2011 will take place between February 28 and March 6th. This is a pre lent festival. So as Russian traditions are observed and people eat their fill of blini (Pancakes) the festivals help to bid farewell to winter. The idea is to dispel the cold with symbols of spring other words: Pancakes with their round shape and yellowish color…

Putin warns against whipping up democratic processes…

BRUSSELS, February 24 (Itar-Tass) — Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has warned Moscow’s partners in the West against attempts at whipping up democratic processes in other countries in connection with the ongoing events in North Africa. He was speaking at a joint news conference with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, devoted to the results of the full-scale meeting of…

The European fairytale didn’t exactly manifest itself in the Middle East…

In the beginning, the USA and the EU were supportive of the Middle Eastern protests. But a column for Izvestia wrote this morning that the scale of the violence in Libya has sobered up many western politicians. The European fairytale didn’t exactly manifest itself in the Middle East and now Western governments are grabbing their heads with worry. Why? Well,…

The West is in a Panic over Libya or How Libya Rocked the Oil World…

If the situation was not important in many ways. It would be a great cartoon to have, over the way the Western world is running around like chickens with their heads cut off over the issues in Libya… While Russia and China say, “Slow down and do not panic and do some things that you may regret later.”  The western…

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