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Posts published in May 2011

Fridays Expert Panel From Russia Profile… (05/27/2011)

Russia Profile Experts Panel: Has Medvedev Become a Lame Duck?Introduced by Vladimir FrolovRussia Profile05/27/2011 Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev has been savaged by the Russian and Western media for breaking little new ground and failing to announce his presidential bid during a lackluster press-conference last week. It is true that the event was overhyped by the Kremlin’s press service which sought,…

Russia Today Strikes Back At Western Press…

Is there a war on RT? I had an article a while back that expressed this issue that RT is dealing with today. The Western Media is lambasting RT and trying to discredit RT as a legit news source. The bottom line fact is that RT has growing ratings and that is starting to affect the Western Controlled Trash Media…

Russia and America Could be on Track for Visa Changes…

Could this be true or just smoke in the wind? If it is true then at least the G8 sidelines got something important done, because the main G8 meeting was a joke as usual… As a first major step, we have instructed our officials to concentrate on visa liberalization on a reciprocal basis for the largest segments of our traveling…

Medvedev clinches warship deal with France, but looks isolated on G8 issues…

By Paul Ames: DEAUVILLE, France, May 26 (Xinhua) — Russian President Dmitri Medvedev was in the thick of the action early at the G8 on Thursday. He’d met separately with both his American and French counterparts even before the summit proper go underway. But the bonhomie with Barack Obama and the conclusion of an important military sales deal with Nicolas…

Coffee and Russia and Syria and China and Pakistan…

I was drinking that morning cup of coffee and enjoying the aroma wafting in the air. It was a cool 10 degrees Celsius this morning and that as always is good weather for a hot beverage. My thoughts this morning with that cup of coffee centered on Syria and Pakistan… It is starting to look like Syria is a focal…

What the Criminy Jim-Jim?

A U.S. national killed his Russian wife and then committed suicide by jumping from a window on the 15th floor of the Izmailovskaya hotel in the northwest of Moscow, a police source said on Thursday. “The man stabbed his wife with a knife and then jumped from a hotel window,” he said. The source declined to give more details, saying…

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has finally thrown in the towel to Russia…

Batka Bows for CashBy Tai AdelajaRussia Profile05/25/2011 Pressed up against a rock and the hardest of places, combative Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has finally thrown in the towel, agreeing last week to the sale of stakes in some of his country’s highly sought-after assets. The first salvo in the long-awaited privatization program came with the announcement of a deal to…

Pork, Beef and or Chicken With Mayonnaise And Fruits… (A Windows to Russia Recipe)

Meat With Mayonnaise And Fruits on top is a very common dish in Russia. In fact it is very common in Ukraine also. I eat a solid meat portion covered in a thick mixture of mayonnaise and fruits, nuts, veggies or any other ingredients that suit your fancy as a regular meal while in Ukraine doing business. A Russian restaurant…

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