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Magazine articles on politics and society in Russia.
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Financial Advisor
January 2008
Jeff Schlegel
Another BRIC In The Wall Winston Churchill once famously described Russia as a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma. Investors today might feel the same way, given the dichotomy between its enticing growth prospects and the uncertainties raised by the increasing authoritarianism of President Vladimir Putin. mark for My Articles 697 similar articles
November 27, 2007
Richard Morgan
Today, Countries Battle for a Piece of the Arctic. Tomorrow? The Moon. What has gone unnoticed amid the international clamor between Canada, Denmark, Norway, Russia, and the US is that the Arctic battle has implications that reach far beyond the top of Earth. The squabbling will be a prelude to -- and even set the tone for -- eventual sovereignty claims on the moon. mark for My Articles 123 similar articles
November 2007
Jonathan Blanks
Post-Soviet Sex Mating for the motherland: Kremlin-sponsored sex isn't the only activity occupying the Russian youth movement Nashi's time. mark for My Articles 55 similar articles
Fast Company
November 1, 2007
Jonathan Green
Nightmare in Boomtown Mark Seidenfeld was just another American businessman cashing in on the post-Soviet boom. Then one bad deal in Kazakhstan sent his life into a spiral of extortion, Siberian prison, and frontier justice. A cautionary tale. mark for My Articles 5 similar articles
IEEE Spectrum
September 2007
James Oberg
Russians Prepare to Go to Mars Without Leaving the Ground In a battered brick warehouse in southeastern Moscow, scientists are preparing to confine a team of volunteers to a simulated Mars-bound spacecraft for more than a year. The simulation is really like a classic exercise in reliability engineering. mark for My Articles 35 similar articles
The Motley Fool
September 11, 2007
Rich Smith
Gazprom Outsources Altruism Although having negotiated a production sharing agreement with the Russian government guaranteeing Exxon the right to sell to whom it chose, at the best price on offer, the Kremlin and Gazprom are not standing by that arrangement. mark for My Articles 528 similar articles
The Motley Fool
September 10, 2007
Rich Smith
Stalin and Microsoft: Tovarischi at Last As allegations of copyright infringement are used in Russia to crack-down on organizations hostile to the Kremlin's agenda, will Microsoft be found guilty by association, thereby damaging its credibility? mark for My Articles 110 similar articles
September 2007
Carolyn Gramling
Cold Wars: Russia Claims Arctic Land The underwater Lomonosov Ridge stretches across the floor of the Arctic Ocean between Greenland and Russia, crossing through the geographic North Pole. Russia recently claimed that the ridge is an extension of its continental shelf in a bid to expand its territory. mark for My Articles 166 similar articles
IEEE Spectrum
August 2007
Barry E. DiGregorio
China Reaches For the Red Planet A joint project with Russia anticipates retrieving soil from the Martian moon Phobos. mark for My Articles 273 similar articles
July 2007
Cathy Young
The Good Czar Every day in President Vladimir Putin's Russia is a reminder that the window of freedom the country enjoyed in the Yeltsin era (and even, in some respects, in the tail end of the Gorbachev years) is closing. mark for My Articles 267 similar articles
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