Posts Tagged 'Russian news'

Putin The Dictator

Posted by rodger on June 8 2016 Add Comments

  A poll released yesterday shows that Putin is the sixth most respected man world wide.  In regions outside the US and EU, he ranks second or third, right after the local heroes.  More important to you, the defense department wants spend about a trillion of your hard earned dollars defending you from the evil […]

Freedom of Speech & Dead Reporters

Posted by rodger on May 2 2016 3 Commented

Odd topic isn’t it.  I decided it was time to write about it because of all the stories I have read this week about oppressed Russian people and how everyone who disagrees with Putin meets a grisly end. We’ve all seen the movies and heard the stories about the knock on the door in the […]

Sanctions and Empty Store Shelves.

Posted by rodger on April 27 2016 2 Commented

I have been avoiding writing new posts since the Ukrainian crisis started.  I prefer to write humor and there hasn’t been a lot funny about that conflict. In fact, if I did write the truth about it, from the Russian point of view, I would get lot of angry letters. However someone has to post […]

March 27, 2003 Tver, the City of Beautiful Women

Posted by rodger on November 14 2015 2 Commented

We are in Tver. Leo and Marina came up to Moscow for two days and we returned to Tver with them yesterday. We are returning to Moscow in a few hours. There is a commuter train from here to Moscow that costs about $1.50 for the two and a half-hour trip – or more accurately […]

July 7, 2010 The Russian Glen Beck

Posted by rodger on November 13 2015 2 Commented

If you love Glen Beck and like O’Reilly, this guy is your new best friend. On the other hand, if you hate Beck, this guy will raise your blood pressure enough to cause a stroke. RTN is the English language Russian news channel. Mr. Keiser is between OReilly and Beck in style and way right […]

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