Monday, December 25, 2006

Putin to get green light for unilateral worldwide economic sanctions

Kommersant
[...]n the last revision, the bill says that special economic actions could be taken in case of emergence of some aggregate circumstances that calls for the immediate response to the globally illegal deed or unfriendly action of a foreign state or of its bodies or officials threatening the interests and security of the Russian Federation and/or violating the rights and freedom of its citizens[...]
Also of note, the final report on the Beslan school wipeout is in.
[...] The report’s main conclusion is that federal and local authorities, as well as the crisis center, are not guilty in the tragedy that took away 333 lives. The report admits that North Ossetian and Ingush authorities might have made some mistakes, but says they could not control the events. [...]
And Moscow is having a hotel construction boom...

1 comment:

MikeT said...

If the Russians had any sense at all they would cede the land over to the non-slavic peoples. The demographics are going to put Russia at a 50% Muslim country by 2050 if they don't get their act together soon, and they show no signs of doing that. Besides, most of these peoples were conquered during the days of the tsar, and it's time to let them go.