Tag Archives: United States

Hello, goodbye

This is my last True/Slant post for, as of tomorrow, True/Slant will be no more. You will be able to read more of my bloggery, if you so choose, at themoscowdiaries.wordpress.com but for now here my last T/S post. A … Continue reading

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Harley Freedomson

This Saturday found Vladimir Putin in Sevastopol, a city made famous by Tolstoy and the fact that this Ukrainian Black Sea port has a large Russian population that once spoke openly of seceding. The press has mentioned this historic visit because, … Continue reading

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Ffffffresh

Courtesy of my buddy Mike Schwirtz, we have this little ditty because it’s too damn hot in Moscow to think of a proper blog post: [youtubevid id=”i-k9Dq0Yazs”]

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Your spy fix for the week

Just when I hoped it was over, the scandal returns with the detainment of the 12th spy in the US. The 23-year-old’s name is as yet unknown and, though his American visa was nullified on June 26 (one day before … Continue reading

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Who's the boss

If you had any doubt as to where the political weight is in the Putin-Medvedev Tandem — or the level of popular support of political developments associated with Medvedev (reset, modernization), the latest polling data leave no doubt: In response … Continue reading

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'Guys, cool it'

As the onion of the spy scandal sheds more layers back in the States, Russia can only watch and see what pearls it holds. Today, though, we have an interesting nugget of information from Center. Russian Newsweek, a stand-out publication … Continue reading

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Inspectors Clouseau

Okay, will everybody please just calm down? Yes, they arrested some people they think are spies, and yes there are spies in America, just as there are American spies all over the world. But, really people? These are the spies … Continue reading

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