According to New York Times intel leakers, “informants close to” Putin have “gone silent.” What can it all mean?
In an act of insane escalation of provocations against Russia, Washington has produced a list of 210 top Russian government officials and important business executives who are “gangsters,” “members of Putin’s gang,” “threats,” “people deserving to
Last April I got an email from an American expat in Russia, Phil Butler, asking me whether I would be interested in contributing a short biography for an upcoming book entitled “Putin’s Praetorians: Confessions of the Top Kremlin Trolls”. Phil described the future book as a collection of bios from some of the most “notorious” Kremlin-fanboys and, of course, I immediate liked the idea. At the very least, this was going to be fun, so I agreed and soon sent Phil a short description of how I, a “White Russian”, ended up being a self-confessed and categorically unapologetic “Putin groupie”. Then I more or less forgot about all this and resumed my normal work. Three months later Phil emailed me again with a draft version of the book and asked me to check it out. I took a look and …
Today, Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with the head of Slovenia Borut Pahor. It is planned to discuss issues of strengthening cooperation between the two countries in economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres, as well as to exchange views on key regional and international issues.